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Improving PPM Using Dictionaries  

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We propose a method to improve traditional character-based PPM text compression algorithms. Consider a text file as a sequence of alternating words and non-words, the basic idea of our algorithm is to encode non-words and prefixes of words using character-based context models and encode suffixes of words using dictionary models. By using dictionary models, the algorithm can encode multiple characters as a whole, and thus enhance the compression efficiency. The advantages of the proposed algorithm are: 1) it does not require any text preprocessing; 2) it does not need any explicit codeword to identify switch between context and dictionary models; 3) it can be applied to any character-based PPM algorithms without incurring much additional computational cost. Test results show that significant improvements can be obtained over character-based PPM, especially in low order cases.

Hu, Yichuan; Zhang,; Khan, Farooq; Li, Ying

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PPM Energy Inc | Open Energy Information  

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PPM Energy Inc PPM Energy Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name PPM Energy Inc Place Oregon Utility Id 14349 Utility Location Yes Ownership W NERC Location WECC NERC WECC Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Wholesale Marketing Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png No rate schedules available. Average Rates No Rates Available References ↑ "EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=PPM_Energy_Inc&oldid=411298" Categories: EIA Utility Companies and Aliases Utility Companies

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Application of the Piecewise Parabolic Method (PPM) to Meteorological Modeling  

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The Piecewise Parabolic Method (PPM), a numerical technique developed in astrophysics for modeling fluid flows with strong shocks and discontinuities is adapted for treating sharp gradients in small-scale meteorological flows. PPM differs ...

Richard L. Carpenter Jr.; Kelvin K. Droegemeier; Paul R. Woodward; Carl E. Hane

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iberdrola Renewables formerly PPM Energy Inc | Open Energy Information  

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PPM Energy Inc PPM Energy Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Iberdrola Renewables (formerly PPM Energy Inc.) Place Portland, Oregon Zip 97209 Sector Renewable Energy, Wind energy Product Oregon-based Iberdrola Renewables is the US development arm of Spanish project developer Iberdrola Renovables. It is actively involved in wind power development. Coordinates 45.511795°, -122.675629° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.511795,"lon":-122.675629,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Latest Results in SLAC 75-MW PPM Klystrons  

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75 MW X-band klystrons utilizing Periodic Permanent Magnet (PPM) focusing have been undergoing design, fabrication and testing at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) for almost nine years. The klystron development has been geared toward realizing the necessary components for the construction of the Next Linear Collider (NLC). The PPM devices built to date which fit this class of operation consist of a variety of 50 MW and 75 MW devices constructed by SLAC, KEK (Tsukuba, Japan) and industry. All these tubes follow from the successful SLAC design of a 50 MW PPM klystron in 1996. In 2004 the latest two klystrons were constructed and tested with preliminary results reported at EPAC2004. The first of these two devices was tested to the full NLC specifications of 75 MW, 1.6 microseconds pulse length, and 120 Hz. This 14.4 kW average power operation came with a tube efficiency >50%. The most recent testing of these last two devices will be presented here. Design and manufacturing issues of the latest klystron, due to be tested by the Fall of 2005, are also discussed.

Sprehn, D.; Caryotakis, G.; Haase, A.; Jongewaard, E.; Laurent, L.; Pearson, C.; Phillips, R.; /SLAC

2006-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Title 10, Part 710 - Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified Matter or Special Nuclear Material  

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e-CFR Data is current as of April 7, 2008 e-CFR Data is current as of April 7, 2008 Title 10: Energy PART 710-CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED MATTER OR SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIAL Subpart A-General Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified Matter or Special Nuclear Material Source: 59 FR 35185, July 8, 1994, unless otherwise noted. General Provisions § 710.1 Purpose. (a) This subpart establishes the criteria, procedures, and methods for resolving questions concerning the eligibility of individuals who are employed by, or applicants for employment with, Department of Energy (DOE) contractors, agents, and access permittees, individuals who are DOE employees or applicants for DOE employment, and other persons designated by the Secretary of Energy, for access to Restricted Data

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South Dakota No 2 Diesel Ultra Low Sulfur Less than 15 ppm Retail ...  

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South Dakota No 2 Diesel Ultra Low Sulfur Less than 15 ppm Retail Sales by Refiners (Thousand Gallons per Day)

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Demonstration of New Technologies Required for the Treatment of Mixed Waste Contaminated with {ge}260 ppm Mercury  

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The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) defines several categories of mercury wastes, each of which has a defined technology or concentration-based treatment standard, or universal treatment standard (UTS). RCRA defines mercury hazardous wastes as any waste that has a TCLP value for mercury of 0.2 mg/L or greater. Three of these categories, all nonwastewaters, fall within the scope of this report on new technologies to treat mercury-contaminated wastes: wastes as elemental mercury; hazardous wastes with less than 260 mg/kg [parts per million (ppm)] mercury; and hazardous wastes with 260 ppm or more of mercury. While this report deals specifically with the last category--hazardous wastes with 260 ppm or more of mercury--the other two categories will be discussed briefly so that the full range of mercury treatment challenges can be understood. The treatment methods for these three categories are as follows: Waste as elemental mercury--RCRA identifies amalgamation (AMLGM) as the treatment standard for radioactive elemental mercury. However, radioactive mercury condensates from retorting (RMERC) processes also require amalgamation. In addition, incineration (IMERC) and RMERC processes that produce residues with >260 ppm of radioactive mercury contamination and that fail the RCRA toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) limit for mercury (0.20 mg/L) require RMERC, followed by AMLGM of the condensate. Waste with TCLP mercury concentration of 0.20 mg/L be treated by a suitable method to meet the TCLP limit for mercury of 0.025 mg/L. RMERC residues must meet the TCLP value of {ge}0.20 mg/L, or be stabilized and meet the {ge}0.025 mg/L limit. Waste with {ge}260 ppm mercury--For hazardous wastes with mercury contaminant concentrations {ge}260 ppm and RCRA-regulated organic contaminants (other than incinerator residues), incineration or retorting (IMERC or RMERC) is the treatment standard. For wastes with mercury contaminant concentrations {ge}260 ppm that are inorganic, including incinerator and retort residues, RMERC is the treatment standard. Mercury hazardous waste contaminated with {ge}260 ppm mercury is the primary focus of this report.

Morris, M.I.

2002-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Utah Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 15 to 500 ppm Sulfur Stocks ...  

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Utah Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 15 to 500 ppm Sulfur Stocks at Refineries, Bulk Terminals, and Natural Gas Plants (Thousand Barrels)

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Illinois No 2 Diesel Ultra Low Sulfur Less than 15 ppm ...  

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Illinois No 2 Diesel Ultra Low Sulfur Less than 15 ppm Wholesale/Resale Volume by Refiners (Thousand Gallons per Day) Decade Year-0 ... Propane, No.1 ...

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Transmitter and Translating Receiver Design For 64-ary Pulse Position Modulation (PPM)  

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This paper explores the architecture and design of an optically-implemented 64-ary PPM transmitter and direct-translating receiver that effectively translates incoming electrically-generated bit streams into optical PPM symbols (and vice-versa) at > 1 Gb/s data rates. The PPM transmitter is a cascade of optical switches operating at the frame rate. A corresponding receiver design is more difficult to architect and implement, since increasing data rates lead to correspondingly shorter decision times (slot times and frame times). We describe a solution in the form of a time-to-space mapping arrayed receiver that performs a translating algorithm represented as a code map. The technique for generating the code map is described, and the implementation of the receiver as a planar lightwave circuit is given. The techniques for implementing the transmitter and receiver can be generalized for any case of M-ary PPM.

Mendez, A J; Hernandez, V J; Gagliardi, R M; Bennett, C V

2010-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Receiver Architecture for 12.5 Gb/s 16-ary Pulse Position Modulation (PPM) Signaling  

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PPM is a signaling scheme that enables the transmission of multiple bits per symbol [1]. It has found favor in the regime of free space optical communications ('FSO' or 'Lasercom'); however, PPM has yet to be widely applied to fiber optic-based communications. Its limitation in fiber results from the exceedingly high bandwidth requirements needed to electronically process a directly detected pulse, especially as the symbol rate increases and the pulse width correspondingly decreases. As a solution, we introduced the concept of a virtual quadrant receiver for receiving 1.25 Gb/s 4-ary PPM, where photonic processing reduced the number of required electronic components [2]. In this paper, we extend these photonic process techniques to a 16-ary, 12.5 Gb/s (10 Gb/s plus 8B/10B line coding) PPM communications system for fiber optic avionics, wherein much of the receiver processing is enabled by techniques based on planar lightwave circuits (PLCs). The architecture is applicable to higher input data rates and M-ary PPM. In the following, we present the PPM encoding and decoding architectures and numerically simulated results.

Mendez, A J; Gagliardi, R M; Hernandez, V J; Bennett, C V

2008-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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diff -crN oommf11b2/app/mmdisp/scripts/avf2ppm.tcl oommf ...  

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diff -crN oommf11b2/app/mmdisp/scripts/avf2ppm.tcl oommf/app/mmdisp/scripts/ avf2ppm.tcl *** oommf11b2/app/mmdisp/scripts/avf2ppm.tcl Wed ...

2011-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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SOLOX coke-oven gas desulfurization ppm levels -- No toxic waste  

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For sulfur removal from coke-oven gas, the reduction/oxidation processes such as Stretford are the most effective, capable of removing the H[sub 2]S down to ppm levels. However, these processes have, in the past, suffered from ecological problems with secondary pollutant formation resulting from side reactions with HCN and O[sub 2]. The SOLOX gas desulfurization system is a development of the Stretford process in which the toxic effluent problems are eliminated by installing a salt decomposition process operating according to the liquid-phase hydrolysis principle. In this process, the gaseous hydrolysis products H[sub 2]S, NH[sub 3] and CO[sub 2] are returned to the untreated gas, and the regenerated solution is recycled to the absorption process. The blowdown from the absorption circuit is fed into a tube reactor where the hydrolysis process takes place. The toxic salts react with water, producing as reaction products the gases H[sub 2]S, NH[sub 3] and CO[sub 2], and the nontoxic salt Na[sub 2]SO[sub 4]. From the hydrolysis reactor the liquid stream flows into a fractionating crystallization plant. This plant produces a recycle stream of regenerated absorption solution and a second stream containing most of the Na[sub 2]SO[sub 4]. This second stream comprises the net plant waste and can be disposed of with the excess ammonia liquor or sprayed onto the coal.

Platts, M. (Thyssen Still Otto Technical Services, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)); Tippmer, K. (Thyssen Still Otto Anlagentechnik GmbH, Bochum (Germany))

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demonstrations to Support Change to the >260 ppm Mercury Treatment Regulations  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are working together to justify a change in the Land Disposal Restriction for High Mercury (>260 ppm mercury) waste. The present regulation that requires roasting or retorting is based on recovering and recycling the mercury in the waste. However, most of DOEs High Mercury waste is radioactively contaminated, eliminating the possibility of its recycle. The radioactive mercury recovered must be amalgamated and disposed. In addition, concern over fugitive emissions from retorting and roasting operations has raised the question of whether such processing is environmentally sound. A change to the regulation to allow stabilization and disposal would reduce the overall environmental threat, if the stabilization process can reduce the leachability of the mercury to regulatory levels. Demonstrations are underway to gather data showing that the High Mercury waste can be safely stabilized. At the same time, comparison tests are being conducted using an improved form of the baseline retorting technology to better quantify the fugitive emission problem and determine the full capability of thermal desorption systems. A first round of demonstrations stabilizing mercury in soil from Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) has been completed. Four groups demonstrated their process on the waste: 1) BNL demonstrated its Sulfur Polymer Stabilization/Solidification process; 2) Nuclear Fuel Services used their DeHg (de-merk) process, 3) Allied Technology Group used chemical stabilization, and 4) Sepradyne demonstrated their vacuum thermal desorption system. All groups were successful in their tests, reaching regulatory levels for mercury leachability. Data for each group will be presented. DOE, EPA, and the University of Cincinnati are presently working on another series of tests involving treatment of surrogate sludge and soil by commercial vendors. Protocols that better determine the waste forms ability to withstand leaching are being used to analyze the stabilized surrogates. Results of these and the previous demonstrations will be used to determine whether the High Mercury treatment regulation can be safely changed.

Hulet, Gregory Albert; Maio, Vincent Carl; Morris, M. I.; Lewis, J.; Randall, P.; Rieser, L.

2001-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the effect of Multiple Access Interference in a Space Time Spreading Time Hopping PPM UWB system  

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This study investigates the effect of multiple sources using STS across a Time-Hopping-PPM Modulation that is over an UWB Saleh-Valenzuela channel with each source using two transmit antennas. We model and analyze this system, showing that the presence ...

Peter Vial; Beata Wysocki; Tadeusz Wysocki; Montserrat Ros; David Stirling

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Gas Dynamics Method Based on The Spectral Deferred Corrections (SDC) Time Integration Technique and The Piecewise Parabolic Method (PPM)  

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We present a computational gas dynamics method based on the Spectral Deferred Corrections (SDC) time integration technique and the Piecewise Parabolic Method (PPM) finite volume method. The PPM framework is used to define edge averaged quantities which are then used to evaluate numerical flux functions. The SDC technique is used to integrate solution in time. This kind of approach was first taken by Anita et al in [17]. However, [17] is problematic when it is implemented to certain shock problems. Here we propose significant improvements to [17]. The method is fourth order (both in space and time) for smooth flows, and provides highly resolved discontinuous solutions. We tested the method by solving variety of problems. Results indicate that the fourth order of accuracy in both space and time has been achieved when the flow is smooth. Results also demonstrate the shock capturing ability of the method.

Samet Y. Kadioglu

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimated Cancer Risks Associated with Dermal Exposure to Mineral Oil Containing PCB Concentrations of 50 ppm or Less  

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The excess lifetime cancer risks (ELCRs) from dermal exposures to low levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) (that is, 50 ppm or less) in mineral oil were determined for utility workers involved in four different work activities related to mineral oil spill cleanup and the maintenance of breakers and transformers. Two risk calculations were made for each work activity: reasonable maximum exposure (RMaxE) scenarios using conservative to highly conservative parameters and central tendency exposure (CTE...

2011-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Dark Matter  

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with other matter. Based on observations of the relationships between mass and gravity and the speed of the stars and other cosmological systems, scientists believe that...

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Matter & Energy Solar Energy  

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See Also: Matter & Energy Solar Energy· Electronics· Materials Science· Earth & Climate Energy at the University of Illinois, the future of solar energy just got brighter. Although silicon is the industry Electronics Over 1.2 Million Electronics Parts, Components and Equipment. www.AlliedElec.com solar energy

Rogers, John A.

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Quark Matter  

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Quark Quark Matter in Neutron Stars Prashanth Jaikumar Argonne National Laboratory, (PHY) September 7th, 2006 . - p.1/29 Outline * Neutron stars: observations by a theorist . - p.2/29 Outline * Neutron stars: observations by a theorist * Mass-Radius constraints on Equation of State (EoS) . - p.2/29 Outline * Neutron stars: observations by a theorist * Mass-Radius constraints on Equation of State (EoS) * Is quark matter inside neutron stars ruled out? . - p.2/29 Outline * Neutron stars: observations by a theorist * Mass-Radius constraints on Equation of State (EoS) * Is quark matter inside neutron stars ruled out? ------------------------ * Strange Quark stars: Features and "Findings" . - p.2/29 Outline * Neutron stars: observations by a theorist * Mass-Radius constraints on Equation of State (EoS) * Is quark matter inside neutron stars ruled out? ------------------------

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Overdraft PPM I. References  

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and Finance Bulletin A-60, Short-Term Investment Pool (STIP)-Distribution of Income http://www-bfs.ucsd.edu/oc/arh/arh_index.html H. UCSD Short-Term Investment Pool (STIP) Distribution of Income http Investment Pool (STIP) negative interest charge and becomes the responsibility of the cognizant Vice

Russell, Lynn

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Starting ppm2oof  

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... OOF: Finite Element Analysis of Microstructures. ... [8] You should have about 50MB of free memory (RAM) to run this script and it should take less ...

2013-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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A SUBCHRONIC INHALATION STUDY OF FISCHER 344 RATS EXPOSED TO 0, 0.4, 1.4 OR 4.0 PPM ACROLEIN.  

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Fischer 344 rats were exposed to 0.0, 0.4, 1.4, or 4.0 ppm acrolein for 62 days. The major objective of the study was to relate the results of a series of pulmonary function tests to biochemical and pathological alterations observed in the lung. Cytological and reproductive potential endpoints were also assessed after acrolein exposure. Rats were exposed to acrolein for 6 hours/day, 5 days/week for 62 days. Mortality was observed only in the 4.0 ppm chamber where 32 of 57 exposed males died; however, none of the 8 exposed females died. Most of the mortality occurred within the first 10 exposure days. Histologic examination indicated that the animals died of acute bronchopneumonia. The surviving males and females exposed to 4.0 ppm acrolein gained weight at a significantly slower rate than control animals. The growth of both sexes in the 0.4 and 1.4 ppm groups was similar to that of their respective controls. Histopathologic examination of animals after 62 days of exposure revealed bronchiolar epithelial necrosis and sloughing, bronchiolar edema with macrophages, and focal pulmonary edema in the 4.0 ppm group. These lesions were, in some cases, associated with edema of the trachea and peribronchial lymph nodes, and acute rhinitis which indicated an upper respiratory tract effect of acrolein. Of particular interest was the variability of response between rats in the 4.0 ppm group, some not affected at all while others were moderately affected. Intragroup variability in toxicity was also apparent in the 1.4 ppm exposure group where only 3 of 31 animals examined had lesions directly related to acrolein exposure. Extra respiratory organs appeared unaffected.

KUTZMAN,R.S.

1981-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Matter Field, Dark Matter and Dark Energy  

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A model concerning particle theory and cosmology is proposed. Matter field, dark matter and dark energy are created by an energy flow from space to primordial matter fields at the phase transition in the early universe.

Masayasu Tsuge

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamics of electroweak matter  

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This paper is a slightly modified version of the introductory part of a PhD thesis, also containing the articles hep-ph/0303019, hep-ph/0510375 and hep-ph/0512177. We provide a short history of the research of electroweak thermodynamics and a brief introduction to the theory as well as to the necessary theoretical tools needed to work at finite temperatures. We then review computations regarding the pressure of electroweak matter at high temperatures (the full expression of the perturbative expansion of the pressure is given in the appendix) and the electroweak phase diagram at finite chemical potentials. Finally, we compare electroweak and QCD thermodynamics.

A. Gynther

2006-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Physics Out Loud - Matter  

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Laser Previous Video (Laser) Physics Out Loud Main Index Next Video (Neutron) Neutron Matter David Lawrence, a Jefferson Lab physicist, discusses matter...

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2.6: Limiting Climate Change to 450 ppm CO2 Equivalent in the 21st Century  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The EMF 22 subgroup on Transition Scenarios explores a rich suite of potential future worlds in which climate change is limited to a variety of alternative radiative forcing levels. This paper focuses primarily on the requirements to limit radiative forcing from Kyoto gases to 2.6 W/m2. Given that we estimate year 2005 radiative forcing to be 2.4 W/m2, the 2.6 W/m2 limit creates a non-trivial constraint. Allowing radiative forcing to exceed the long-term target level provides greater latitude in achieving the goal, but implies major changes to both global energy and land-use systems in the near term as well as the long term. In addition, delay on the part of major emitting parties creates potential leakage in both energy and land-use. We estimate the challenging near-term and long-term deployment of new wind power, nuclear power and CO2 capture and storage associated with the 2.6 W/m2 limit.

Calvin, Katherine V.; Edmonds, James A.; Bond-Lamberty, Benjamin; Clarke, Leon E.; Kim, Son H.; Kyle, G. Page; Smith, Steven J.; Thomson, Allison M.; Wise, Marshall A.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EXTRAGALACTIC DARK MATTER AND DIRECT DETECTION EXPERIMENTS  

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Recent astronomical data strongly suggest that a significant part of the dark matter content of the Local Group and Virgo Supercluster is not incorporated into the galaxy halos and forms diffuse components of these galaxy clusters. A portion of the particles from these components may penetrate the Milky Way and make an extragalactic contribution to the total dark matter containment of our Galaxy. We find that the particles of the diffuse component of the Local Group are apt to contribute {approx}12% to the total dark matter density near Earth. The particles of the extragalactic dark matter stand out because of their high speed ({approx}600 km s{sup -1}), i.e., they are much faster than the galactic dark matter. In addition, their speed distribution is very narrow ({approx}20 km s{sup -1}). The particles have an isotropic velocity distribution (perhaps, in contrast to the galactic dark matter). The extragalactic dark matter should provide a significant contribution to the direct detection signal. If the detector is sensitive only to the fast particles (v > 450 km s{sup -1}), then the signal may even dominate. The density of other possible types of the extragalactic dark matter (for instance, of the diffuse component of the Virgo Supercluster) should be relatively small and comparable with the average dark matter density of the universe. However, these particles can generate anomaly high-energy collisions in direct dark matter detectors.

Baushev, A. N., E-mail: baushev@gmail.com [DESY, D-15738 Zeuthen (Germany); Institut fuer Physik und Astronomie, Universitaet Potsdam, D-14476 Potsdam-Golm (Germany)

2013-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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RHIC | Why Does Quark Matter Matter?  

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Why Does Quark Matter 'Matter'? Why Does Quark Matter 'Matter'? The history of modern technological development can be viewed as a series of investigations, with ever increasing resolution, into the microscopic structure of matter. Since the days of the early Greek philosophers, science has been on a continual quest to find the smallest piece - the most fundamental building block - forming the substance of the universe. STAR researchers During that journey, many beautiful and exotic properties of the subatomic world have been discovered: particles with wave-like properties the ultimate position of which can never be known; "particles" of light that deliver a fixed amount of energy when they strike the atoms of a material's surface; particles in some types of electrical conductors that

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Design of programmable matter  

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Programmable matter is a proposed digital material having computation, sensing, actuation, and display as continuous properties active over its whole extent. Programmable matter would have many exciting applications, like ...

Knaian, Ara N. (Ara Nerses), 1977-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exothermic dark matter  

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We propose a novel mechanism for dark matter to explain the observed annual modulation signal at DAMA/LIBRA which avoids existing constraints from every other dark matter direct detection experiment including CRESST, CDMS, ...

Graham, Peter W.

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Sandia National Laboratories: PPM Publications  

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International Journal of Fracture, 180, p. 223-241, April 2013. J.D. Carroll, B.G. Clark, T.E. Buchheit, B.L. Boyce, C.R. Weinberger, "An experimental statistical analysis of...

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Reasons for decision in the matter of Imperial Oil Resources Limited and Boston Gas Company application pursuant to Part VI of the National Energy Board Act for a license to export natural gas: GH-1-99  

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This document provides the Reasons for Decision in the matter of Hearing Order GH-1-99, heard in Halifax, NS on May 4 and 5, 1999. The proceeding concerns an application for a gas export license from Imperial Oil Resources Ltd. (IORL) and Boston Gas for a proposed export for sale to Boston Gas for the period 1 Nov 1999 to 31 Mar 2007. The natural gas will be produced from the Sable Offshore Energy Project and replace IORL's Alberta natural gas supplies sold to Boston Gas. The document includes a discussion of the market-based procedure used by the Board to assess the merits of an application to obtain a gas export license.

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1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FIA-13-0054 - In the Matter of Dow Jones & Company | Department...  

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the Matter of Dow Jones & Company FIA-13-0054 - In the Matter of Dow Jones & Company On August 19, 2013, The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) granted in part and denied in...

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Dark matter at colliders  

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We show that colliders can impose strong constraints on dark matter. We take an effective field theory approach where dark matter couples to quarks and gluons through high dimensional operators. We discuss limits on interactions of dark matter and hadronic matter from the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). For spin-independent scattering, the LHC limits are stronger than those from direct detection experiments for light WIMPs. For spin-dependent scattering, the LHC sets better limits over much of parameter space.

Yu Haibo [Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 (United States)

2013-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetization of neutron matter  

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In this paper, we compute magnetization of neutron matter at strong magnetic field using the lowest order constrained variational (LOCV) technique.

Bigdeli, M. [Department of Physics, Zanjan University, P.O. Box 45195-313, Zanjan (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2011-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Quark Matter 2004  

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Seventeenth International Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions (Quark Matter 2004) took place in Oakland, California from January 11 - 17, 2004. The location...

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Materials/Condensed Matter  

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Insulators ALS Reveals New State of Matter First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Towards Heavy Fermions in Europium...

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Search for Dark Matter  

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The search for dark matter is a very wide an active field of research, and I necessarily concentrate here only in some aspects of it. I will review the prospects for direct and indirect dark matter searches of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles in the dark halo of our galaxy and focus in particular on the data of GLAST, PAMELA and DAMA.

Graciela B. Gelmini

2008-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Dark matter dynamics  

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N-body simulations have revealed a wealth of information about dark matter halos but their results are largely empirical. Here we attempt to shed light on simulation results by using a combination of analytic and numerical ...

Zukin, Phillip Gregory

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phases of Nuclear Matter  

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and on the density of the nucleons. Thus we may ask what is the equation of state for nuclear matter? In their normal states of lowest energy, nuclei show liquid-like...

43

The Heart of Matter  

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In this article I trace the development of the human understanding of the "Heart of Matter" from early concepts of "elements" (or alternatively "Panchmahabhootas") to the current status of "quarks" and "leptons" as the fundamental constituents of matter, interacting together via exchange of the various force carrier particles called "gauge bosons" such as the photon, W/Z-boson etc. I would like to show how our understanding of the fundamental constituents of matter has gone hand in hand with our understanding of the fundamental forces in nature. I will also outline how the knowledge of particle physics at the "micro" scale of less than a Fermi(one millionth of a nanometer), enables us to offer explanations of Cosmological observations at the "macro" scale. Consequently these observations, may in turn, help us address some very fundamental questions of the Physics at the "Heart of the Matter".

Godbole, Rohini M

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Heart of Matter  

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In this article I trace the development of the human understanding of the "Heart of Matter" from early concepts of "elements" (or alternatively "Panchmahabhootas") to the current status of "quarks" and "leptons" as the fundamental constituents of matter, interacting together via exchange of the various force carrier particles called "gauge bosons" such as the photon, W/Z-boson etc. I would like to show how our understanding of the fundamental constituents of matter has gone hand in hand with our understanding of the fundamental forces in nature. I will also outline how the knowledge of particle physics at the "micro" scale of less than a Fermi(one millionth of a nanometer), enables us to offer explanations of Cosmological observations at the "macro" scale. Consequently these observations, may in turn, help us address some very fundamental questions of the Physics at the "Heart of the Matter".

Rohini M. Godbole

2010-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Matter & Energy Electricity  

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See Also: Matter & Energy Electricity Energy Technology Computers & Math Distributed Computing Computer Science Science & Society Energy Issues Environmental Policies Reference Electric power transmission Distributed generation Electric power Grid computing ScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2010) -- A new study

Hines, Paul

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Programmable matter by folding  

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Programmable matter is a material whose properties can be programmed to achieve specific shapes or stiffnesses upon command. This concept requires constituent elements to interact and rearrange intelligently in order to ...

Wood, R. J.

47

Dark matter: Theoretical perspectives  

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I both review and make the case for the current theoretical prejudice: a flat Universe whose dominant constituent is nonbaryonic dark matter, emphasizing that this is still a prejudice and not yet fact. The theoretical motivation for nonbaryonic dark matter is discussed in the context of current elementary-particle theory, stressing that: (1) there are no dark matter candidates within the standard model of particle physics; (2) there are several compelling candidates within attractive extensions of the standard model of particle physics; and (3) the motivation for these compelling candidates comes first and foremost from particle physics. The dark-matter problem is now a pressing issue in both cosmology and particle physics, and the detection of particle dark matter would provide evidence for ``new physics.`` The compelling candidates are: a very light axion ( 10{sup {minus}6} eV--10{sup {minus}4} eV); a light neutrino (20 eV--90 eV); and a heavy neutralino (10 GeV--2 TeV). The production of these particles in the early Universe and the prospects for their detection are also discussed. I briefly mention more exotic possibilities for the dark matter, including a nonzero cosmological constant, superheavy magnetic monopoles, and decaying neutrinos.

Turner, M.S. [Chicago Univ., IL (United States). Enrico Fermi Inst.]|[Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (United States)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Isospin dependent properties of asymmetric nuclear matter  

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The density dependence of nuclear symmetry energy is determined from a systematic study of the isospin dependent bulk properties of asymmetric nuclear matter using the isoscalar and the isovector components of density dependent M3Y interaction. The incompressibility $K_\\infty$ for the symmetric nuclear matter, the isospin dependent part $K_{asy}$ of the isobaric incompressibility and the slope $L$ are all in excellent agreement with the constraints recently extracted from measured isotopic dependence of the giant monopole resonances in even-A Sn isotopes, from the neutron skin thickness of nuclei and from analyses of experimental data on isospin diffusion and isotopic scaling in intermediate energy heavy-ion collisions. This work provides a fundamental basis for the understanding of nuclear matter under extreme conditions, and validates the important empirical constraints obtained from recent experimental data.

P. Roy Chowdhury; D. N. Basu; C. Samanta

2009-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Materials/Condensed Matter  

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Materials/Condensed Matter Print Materials/Condensed Matter Print Materials research provides the foundation on which the economic well being of our high-tech society rests. The impact of advanced materials ranges dramatically over every aspect of our modern world from the minutiae of daily life to the grand scale of our national economy. Invariably, however, breakthroughs to new technologies trace their origin both to fundamental research in the basic properties of condensed matter and to applied research aimed at manipulating properties (structural, physical, chemical, electrical, magnetic, optical, etc.). Increasingly, the frontiers of materials research include materials that are "strongly correlated," characterized by strong coupling between a material's electrons with other electrons, magnetism, or the material lattice itself. This coupling often results in novel behavior, such as superconductivity, that may lead to technologically important applications.

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Compressed Baryonic Matter: from Nuclei to Pulsars  

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Our world is wonderful because of the negligible baryonic part although unknown dark matter and dark energy dominate the Universe. Those nuclei in the daily life are forbidden to fuse by compression due to the Coulomb repulse, nevertheless, it is usually unexpected in extraterrestrial extreme-environments: the gravity in a core of massive evolved star is so strong that all the other forces (including the Coulomb one) could be neglected. Compressed baryonic matter is then produced after supernova, manifesting itself as pulsar-like stars observed. The study of this compressed baryonic matter can not only be meaningful in fundamental physics (e.g., the elementary color interaction at low-energy scale, testing gravity theories, detecting nano-Hertz background gravitational waves), but has also profound implications in engineering applications (including time standard and navigation), and additionally, is focused by Chinese advanced telescopes, either terrestrial or in space. Historically, in 1930s, L. Landau speculated that dense matter at supra-nuclear density in stellar cores could be considered as gigantic nuclei (the prototype of standard model of neutron star), however, we address that the residual compact object of supernova could be of condensed matter of quark clusters. The idea that pulsars are quark-cluster stars was not ruled out during the last decade, and we are expecting to test further by future powerful facilities. (in Chinese)

Renxin Xu

2013-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase transition from hadronic matter to quark matter  

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We study the phase transition from nuclear matter to quark matter within the SU(3) quark mean field model and NJL model. The SU(3) quark mean field model is used to give the equation of state for nuclear matter, while the equation of state for color superconducting quark matter is calculated within the NJL model. It is found that at low temperature, the phase transition from nuclear to color superconducting quark matter will take place when the density is of order 2.5?0 - 5?0. At zero density, the quark phase will appear when the temperature is larger than about 148 MeV. The phase transition from nuclear matter to quark matter is always first order, whereas the transition between color superconducting quark matter and normal quark matter is second order.

P. Wang; A.W. Thomas; A.G. Williams

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Little Higgs Dark Matter  

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The introduction of T parity dramatically improves the consistency of Little Higgs models with precision electroweak data, and renders the lightest T-odd particle (LTP) stable. In the Littlest Higgs model with T parity, the LTP is typically the T-odd heavy photon, which is weakly interacting and can play the role of dark matter. We analyze the relic abundance of the heavy photon, including its coannihilations with other T-odd particles, and map out the regions of the parameter space where it can account for the observed dark matter. We evaluate the prospects for direct and indirect discovery of the heavy photon dark matter. The direct detection rates are quite low and a substantial improvement in experimental sensitivity would be required for observation. A substantial flux of energetic gamma rays is produced in the annihilation of the heavy photons in the galactic halo. This flux can be observed by the GLAST telescope, and, if the distribution of dark matter in the halo is favorable, by ground-based telescope arrays such as VERITAS and HESS.

Andreas Birkedal; Andrew Noble; Maxim Perelstein; Andrew Spray

2006-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Matter: the fundamental particles  

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"The largest particle physics centre in the world is located in Europe. It straddles the Franco-Swiss border, near Geneva. At CERN - the European Organisation for Nuclear Research , which is focused on the science of nuclear matter rather than on the exploitation of atomic energy - there are over 6 500 scientists." (1 page)

Landua, Rolf

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Matters in Washington State Page 1 Energy Matters  

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Energy Matters in Washington State ­ Page 1 Energy Matters in Washington State June 2008 Updated November 2009 Updated and Revised October 2013 Grand Coulee Dam #12;Energy Matters in Washington State ­ Page 2 Copyright © 2013 Washington State University Energy Program. 905 Plum Street SE, P.O. Box 43169

Collins, Gary S.

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Quark Matter 2004 Conference Hotel  

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as the conference Hotel. It is adjacent to the Oakland Convention Center where all Quark Matter talks will be held. Quark Matter attendees can get a reduced price of 126...

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Centrifugal torque in rotating matter  

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Thermal molecular motion in combination with rotation and differences in centrifugal forces causes a torque in matter. The effect is derived for gas but does also exist in liquid and solid matter.

Jonsson, David

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Superdense muonic matter  

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A possible method of creation of superdense matter with approximate atomic density 4 x 10/sup 29/cm/sup -3/ is suggested. A pulsed beam of 10/sup 8/ muons, with duration 3 x 10/sup -6/sec is shone on liquid hydrogen of volume approx.(300A)/sup 3/. A muon charge-exchanges with an electron in a hydrogen atom: with enough muonic hydrogen atoms, the compressibility tends to diverge and condensation into a much higher density state begins. The muon beam should be cooled by the ionization process and channeled through crystal axes before irradiation on the hydrogen specimen. When magnetic fields are present upon irradiation, the fields may be enhanced up to 10/sup 9/ Gauss. A possible state of this matter is speculated.

Tajima, T.

1987-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rigid particulate matter sensor  

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A sensor to detect particulate matter. The sensor includes a first rigid tube, a second rigid tube, a detection surface electrode, and a bias surface electrode. The second rigid tube is mounted substantially parallel to the first rigid tube. The detection surface electrode is disposed on an outer surface of the first rigid tube. The detection surface electrode is disposed to face the second rigid tube. The bias surface electrode is disposed on an outer surface of the second rigid tube. The bias surface electrode is disposed to face the detection surface electrode on the first rigid tube. An air gap exists between the detection surface electrode and the bias surface electrode to allow particulate matter within an exhaust stream to flow between the detection and bias surface electrodes.

Hall, Matthew (Austin, TX)

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Brookhaven Condensed Matter Physics  

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Condensed Matter Physics Condensed Matter Physics Condensed matter physicists study the properties of bulk matter-solids and liquids-as well as the properties exhibited at surfaces and interfaces, with a view to obtaining a fundamental understanding of the unusual properties that materials can exhibit. These problems are some of the most challenging in physics today, but have the huge pay-off in that such an understanding may ultimately lead to improved materials for use in applications as diverse as computing, memory storage, electric motors, and energy storage and transport. At Brookhaven Lab, this work includes both experimental and theoretical studies. Much of the experimental work carried out today uses the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS, shown at right)-one of the premiere synchrotron light sources of the last two decades. Commissioned in the 1980s, the NSLS is host to more than 2,200 users per year and produces copious amounts of light, from the infrared to the ultraviolet to the x-ray. By using this light as a probe, scientists can learn about the arrangement of the atoms and electrons in the materials and how they behave under various conditions. Among other projects, BNL scientists have played leading roles in the development and application of resonant and inelastic x-ray scattering techniques to the study of magnetic and other materials, have pioneered the use of photoemission techniques (based on the photoelectric effect that Einstein first understood 100 years ago) for looking at electronic and magnetic materials, and have carried out some of the seminal experiments to understand the atomic and magnetic structure at surfaces.

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Space Time Matter inflation  

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We study a model of power-law inflationary inflation using the Space-Time-Matter (STM) theory of gravity for a five dimensional (5D) canonical metric that describes an apparent vacuum. In this approach the expansion is governed by a single scalar (neutral) quantum field. In particular, we study the case where the power of expansion of the universe is $p \\gg 1$. This kind of model is more successful than others in accounting for galaxy formation.

Mariano Anabitarte; Mauricio Bellini

2005-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Aging Matters What's Inside  

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Aging Matters What's Inside Letter from the dean PSU winS Carter award artiSan eConomy eLi BUi and Public affairs 2008 fall newsletter www.pdx.edu/cupa aGinG is a modern fact of life. In 2006 the world's population of adults aged 60 or over was 650 million. By 2025 that number will nearly double. By 2050

Bertini, Robert L.

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Normal matter storage of antiprotons  

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Various simple issues connected with the possible storage of anti p in relative proximity to normal matter are discussed. Although equilibrium storage looks to be impossible, condensed matter systems are sufficiently rich and controllable that nonequilibrium storage is well worth pursuing. Experiments to elucidate the anti p interactions with normal matter are suggested. 32 refs.

Campbell, L.J.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dark Energy and Dark Matter  

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A brief overview of our current understanding of abundance and properties of dark energy and dark matter is presented. A more focused discussion of supersymmetric dark matter follows. Included is a frequentist approach to the supersymmetric parameter space and consequences for the direct detection of dark matter.

Keith A. Olive

2010-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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dark matter dark energy inflation  

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theory dark matter dark energy inflation The National Science Foundation The Kavli Foundation NSF Site Review November 28-29, 2005 #12;dark matter dark energy inflation NSF Site Visit ­ November 28 Gravitation initial conditions beyond single-field slow roll #12;dark matter dark energy inflation NSF Site

Hu, Wayne

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Quantum Condensed Matter | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Quantum Condensed Matter SHARE Quantum Condensed Matter Neutron scattering is a uniquely powerful probe for measuring the structure and dynamics of condensed matter. As such it is...

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Quantum Condensed Matter | More Science | ORNL  

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Quantum Condensed Matter SHARE Quantum Condensed Matter Neutron scattering is a uniquely powerful probe for measuring the structure and dynamics of condensed matter. As such it is...

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Quantum Condensed Matter Division | Neutron Science | ORNL  

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Quantum Condensed Matter Division SHARE Quantum Condensed Matter Division QCMD Director Steve Nagler The Quantum Condensed Matter Division (QCMD) enables and conducts a broad...

68

Part Functions  

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Table 1   Functions served by parts...Mechanical power Shafts, connecting rods, gears Electricity Wires, lightbulb elements, resistors Provide a barrier (for example: reflect, cover, enclose,

69

Laser Cooling and Cold Atomic Matter  

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Laser Cooling and Cold Atomic Matter: to advance the understanding and applications of cold atomic matter, including ...

2012-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

70

A dark matter scaling relation from mirror dark matter  

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Mirror dark matter, and other similar dissipative dark matter candidates, need an energy source to stabilize dark matter halos in spiral galaxies. It has been suggested previously that ordinary supernovae can potentially supply the required energy. By matching the energy supplied to the halo from supernovae to that lost due to radiative cooling, we here derive a rough scaling relation, $R_{SN} \\propto \\rho_0 r_0^2$ ($R_{SN}$ is the supernova rate and $\\rho_0, \\ r_0$ the dark matter central density and core radius). Such a relation is consistent with dark matter properties inferred from studies of spiral galaxies with halo masses larger than $3\\times 10^{11} M_\\odot$. We speculate that other observed galaxy regularities might be explained within the framework of such dissipative dark matter.

R. Foot

2013-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A New Dark Matter Model for Galaxies  

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In this paper a new theory of Dark Matter is proposed. Experimental analysis of several Galaxies show how the non-gravitational contribution to galactic Velocity Rotation Curves can be interpreted as that due to the Cosmological Constant ?. The experimentally determined values for ? are found to be consistent with those expected from Cosmological Constraints. The Cosmological Constant is interpreted as leading to a constant energy density which in turn can be used to partly address the energy deficit problem (Dark Energy) of the Universe. The work presented here supports the proposal for an accelerating universe and that we live in a quasi de-Sitter universe.

George Kraniotis; Steven Whitehouse

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The PICASSO Dark Matter Experiment  

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The PICASSO experiment searches for cold dark matter through the direct detection of weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs) via their spin?dependent interactions with fluorine at SNOLAB

Ubi Wichoski; The PICASSO Collaboration

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Statistical Mechanics of Jammed Matter  

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A thermodynamic formulation of jammed matter is reviewed. Experiments and simulations of compressed emulsions and granular materials are then used to provide a foundation for the thermodynamics.

Hernan A. Makse; Jasna Brujic; Sam F. Edwards

2005-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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An Introduction to Particulate Matter  

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for Fiscal Year 2014. Title An Introduction to Particulate Matter Publication Type Book Chapter Year of Publication 2009 Authors Prisco, Joe, Rich Hill, Pam Lembke, D. Moore,...

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Nuclear Matter and Nuclear Dynamics  

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Highlights on the recent research activity, carried out by the Italian Community involved in the "Nuclear Matter and Nuclear Dynamics" field, will be presented.

M Colonna

2009-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Cold Dark Matter Resuscitated?  

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The Cold Dark Matter (CDM) model has an elegant simplicitly which makes it very predictive, but when its parameters are fixed at their `canonical' values its predictions are in conflict with observational data. There is, however, much leeway in the initial conditions within the CDM framework. We advocate a re-examination of the CDM model, taking into account modest variation of parameters from their canonical values. We find that CDM models with $n=0.8$--0.9 and $h=0.45$--0.50 can fit the available data. Our ``best fit'' CDM model has $n=0.9$, $h=0.45$ and $C_2^{T}/C_2^{S}=0.7$. We discuss the current state of observations which could definitely rule out this model.

Martin White; Douglas Scott; Joe Silk; Marc Davis

1995-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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DARK MATTER POWERED STARS: CONSTRAINTS FROM THE EXTRAGALACTIC BACKGROUND LIGHT  

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The existence of predominantly cold non-baryonic dark matter is unambiguously demonstrated by several observations (e.g., structure formation, big bang nucleosynthesis, gravitational lensing, and rotational curves of spiral galaxies). A candidate well motivated by particle physics is a weakly interacting massive particle (WIMP). Self-annihilating WIMPs would affect the stellar evolution especially in the early universe. Stars powered by self-annihilating WIMP dark matter should possess different properties compared with standard stars. While a direct detection of such dark matter powered stars seems very challenging, their cumulative emission might leave an imprint in the diffuse metagalactic radiation fields, in particular in the mid-infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum. In this work, the possible contributions of dark matter powered stars (dark stars, DSs) to the extragalactic background light (EBL) are calculated. It is shown that existing data and limits of the EBL intensity can already be used to rule out some DS parameter sets.

Maurer, A.; Raue, M.; Kneiske, T.; Horns, D. [Institut fuer Experimentalphysik, Universitaet Hamburg, Luruper Chaussee 149, D-22761 Hamburg (Germany); Elsaesser, D. [Institut fuer Theoretische Physik und Astrophysik, Am Hubland, D-97074 Wuerzburg (Germany); Hauschildt, P. H., E-mail: andreas.maurer@physik.uni-hamburg.de [Hamburger Sternwarte, Gojenbergsweg 112, D-21029 Hamburg (Germany)

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VWD-0004 - In the Matter of Princeton University | Department of Energy  

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VWD-0004 - In the Matter of Princeton University VWD-0004 - In the Matter of Princeton University VWD-0004 - In the Matter of Princeton University This decision will consider a Motion for Discovery filed jointly by Princeton University (Princeton) and General Physics Corporation (GPC) on June 10, 1999 with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). The discovery motion relates to a hearing requested by David Turner under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). The OHA has assigned Mr. Turner's hearing request Case No. VWA-0038, and the discovery request under consideration Case No. VWD-0004. vwd0004.pdf More Documents & Publications VWD-0003 - In the Matter of David M. Turner VWD-0005 - In the Matter of David M. Turner VWD-0007 - In the Matter of Linda D. Gass

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VBU-0039 - In the Matter of Edward J. Seawalt | Department of Energy  

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VBU-0039 - In the Matter of Edward J. Seawalt VBU-0039 - In the Matter of Edward J. Seawalt VBU-0039 - In the Matter of Edward J. Seawalt Edward J. Seawalt (the complainant) appeals the dismissal of his complaint against Contract Associates, Inc. (the Contractor) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The program prohibits a DOE contractor from retaliating against an employee for disclosing certain information (a protected disclosure). As explained below, I have determined that Mr. Seawalt's appeal should be granted in part and his complaint remanded for further processing. vbu0039.pdf More Documents & Publications VBU-0047 - In the Matter of Edward J. Seawalt TBU-0067 - In the Matter of Charles Montano VBU-0050 - In the Matter of Darryl H. Shadel

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VBH-0036 - In the Matter of Whistle Blower Hearing | Department of Energy  

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VBH-0036 - In the Matter of Whistle Blower Hearing VBH-0036 - In the Matter of Whistle Blower Hearing VBH-0036 - In the Matter of Whistle Blower Hearing XXXXXXX (the complainant) filed a complaint against his employer, Fluor Daniel, Inc. (FDI), and two other DOE contractors, Duke Engineering & Services (DE&S) and TRW Environmental Safety Systems (TRW), pursuant to the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In that complaint, the complainant alleges that he suffered reprisals because he had made a disclosure that is protected by Part 708. vbh0036n.pdf More Documents & Publications VWZ-0009 - In the Matter of Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. VBU-0039 - In the Matter of Edward J. Seawalt VBH-0036 - In the Matter of Whistle Blower Hearing

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TBB-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall | Department of Energy  

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42 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall 42 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall TBB-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall This letter concerns the complaint of retaliation filed by Curtis Hall (the complainant or Mr. Hall) with the Department of Energy under 10 C . F. R. Part 7 0 8 , the DOE Con tractor Employee (Whistleblower) Protection Program. On March 13, 2008, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) received your Petition for Secretarial Review of the appeal decision we issued on February 13, 2008. Under Part 708 regulations, the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of OHA only in extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.35(d). tbb0042.pdf More Documents & Publications TBA-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall TBB-0030 - In the Matter of Curtis Broaddus TBH-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall

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VWZ-0017 - In the Matter of University of California | Department of Energy  

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7 - In the Matter of University of California 7 - In the Matter of University of California VWZ-0017 - In the Matter of University of California This decision considers a Motion to Dismiss filed by the University of California (the University) on October 6, 1999. In its Motion, the University seeks dismissal of the complaint filed against it by Charles Montaño under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Montaño's complaint under Part 708 has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0042. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VWZ-0017. vwz0017.pdf More Documents & Publications VWZ-0016 - In the Matter of Charles Montaño VWZ-0009 - In the Matter of Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. VWZ-0011 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc

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TBB-0071 - In the Matter of Jeffrey Burnette | Department of Energy  

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1 - In the Matter of Jeffrey Burnette 1 - In the Matter of Jeffrey Burnette TBB-0071 - In the Matter of Jeffrey Burnette This letter concerns the Complaint of Retaliation that you filed with the Department of Energy (DOE) under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. On October 10, 2007, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) received your petition for Secretarial review of the August 30, 2007, jurisdictional appeal decision issued by the OHA Deputy Director. Under the Part 7 0 8 regulations, the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the OHA only in extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.19. Petition for Secretarial Review (Dismissed March 4, 2008) More Documents & Publications TBB-0040 - In the Matter of Caroline Roberts TBB-0049 - In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh TBU-0071 - In the Matter of Jeffrey R. Burnette

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VBZ-0028 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation | Department of Energy  

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28 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation 28 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation VBZ-0028 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation This decision considers a "Motion to Dismiss" filed by the Sandia Corporation (Sandia) on August 24, 1999. In its Motion, Sandia seeks judgment on the record of Complaint filed by Dr. Jiunn Yu (Yu) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Yu's Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VBH-0028. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VBZ-0028. vbz0028.pdf More Documents & Publications VBZ-0014 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation VBZ-0013 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation VBZ-0003 - In the Matter of Carl J. Blier

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PART I  

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DE-AC02-09CH11466 DE-AC02-09CH11466 Section D i PART I SECTION D PACKAGING AND MARKING TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE NO. D.1 - PACKAGING D-1 D.2 - MARKING D-1 Contract No. DE-AC02-09CH11466 Section D D-1 PART I SECTION D - PACKAGING AND MARKING D.1 - PACKAGING Preservation, packaging, and packing for shipment or mailing of all work delivered hereunder shall be in accordance with good commercial practice and adequate to ensure acceptance by common carrier and safe transportation at the most economical rates. D.2 - MARKING Each package, report or other deliverable shall be accompanied by a letter or other document which: (a) Identifies the contract number under which the item is being delivered. (b) Identifies the contract requirement or other instruction which requires the

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Energy Matters in Washington State  

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Energy Matters in Washington State Energy Matters in Washington State www.energy.wsu.edu/library/ November 2009 #12;905 Plum Street SE, Building 3 P.O. Box 43169 Olympia, Washington 98504-3169 Energy University Extension Energy Program. 905 Plum Street SE, Building 3, P.O. Box 43169, Olympia, Washington

Collins, Gary S.

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An Experimental Evaluation of HVAC-Grade Carbon-Dioxide Sensors: Part 2, Performance Test Results  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the second paper in a four-part series reporting on the test and evaluation of typical carbon-dioxide sensors used in building HVAC applications. Fifteen models of NDIR HVAC-grade CO2 sensors were tested and evaluated to determine the accuracy, linearity, repeatability, and hysteresis of each sensor. This paper describes the performance of the sensors and provides a comparison with the manufacturers specifications. The sensors were tested at 40% relative humidity, 73oF (22.8oC) temperature, 14.70 psia (101.35 kPa) pressure, and at five different CO2 concentrations (400 ppm, 750 ppm, 1100 ppm, 1450 ppm, and 1800 ppm). The test results showed a wide variation in sensor performance among the various manufacturers and in some cases a wide variation among sensors of the same model. In all, 45 sensors were evaluated: three from each of the 15 models. Among the 15 models tested, eight models have a single-lamp, single-wavelength configuration, four models have a dual-lamp, single-wavelength configuration, and three models have a single-lamp, dual-wavelength configuration.

Shrestha, Som S [ORNL; Maxwell, Dr. Gregory [Iowa State University

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Modified gravity from the quantum part of the metric  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is shown that if a metric in quantum gravity can be decomposed as a sum of classical and quantum parts then Einstein quantum gravity looks approximately like modified gravity with a nonminimal interaction between gravity and matter.

Vladimir Dzhunushaliev; Vladimir Folomeev; Burkhard Kleihaus; Jutta Kunz

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

The Unification and Cogeneration of Dark Matter and Baryonic Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In grand unified theories with gauge groups larger than SU(5), the multiplets that contain the known quarks and leptons also contain fermions that are singlets under the Standard Model gauge group. Some of these could be the dark matter of the universe. Grand unified theories can also have accidental U(1) global symmetries (analogous to B-L in minimal SU(5)) that can stabilize dark matter. These ideas are illustrated in an SU(6) model.

S. M. Barr

2011-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

90

The Unification and Cogeneration of Dark Matter and Baryonic Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In grand unified theories with gauge groups larger than SU(5), the multiplets that contain the known quarks and leptons also contain fermions that are singlets under the Standard Model gauge group. Some of these could be the dark matter of the universe. Grand unified theories can also have accidental U(1) global symmetries (analogous to B-L in minimal SU(5)) that can stabilize dark matter. These ideas are illustrated in an SU(6) model.

Barr, S M

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

The Energy of Charged Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this talk I will discuss some of the techniques that have been developed over the past 35 years to estimate the energy of charged matter. These techniques have been used to solve stability of (fermionic) matter in different contexts, and to control the instability of charged bosonic matter. The final goal will be to indicate how these techniques with certain improvements can be used to prove Dyson's 1967 conjecture for the energy of a charged Bose gas--the sharp $N^{7/5}$ law.

Jan Philip Solovej

2004-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

92

Astrophysical manifestations of clumps of cold dark matter  

SciTech Connect

Small-scale structures (clumps) of dark matter may manifest themselves owing to the annihilation of dark-matter particles in them as pointlike gamma-ray sources. In view of this, investigation into respective effects on the basis of data on unidentified pointlike gamma-ray sources is of importance. It is shown that the existing uncertainties in the description of physical properties of dark-matter particles (their annihilation cross section) and in the distribution of their density in the clumps are of crucial importance; therefore, an analysis of data from the observation of pointlike gamma-ray sources makes it possible to impose constraints on the values of respective uncertain parameters (that is, to single out preferable ones). It is considered that the rate of annihilation of dark-matter particles in the clumps may be enhanced both owing to a higher density and owing to the growth of the cross section at low relative velocities of dark-matter particles in the clumps. In particular, dark-matter particles may have self-interaction of the Coulomb type, and this leads to the enhancement of the annihilation rate because of the Sommerfeld-Sakharov effect. It is shown that the heavy-neutrino model featuring an extra interaction can explain partly Fermi and EGRET data on unidentified pointlike gamma-ray sources. It is indicated that the motion of gamma-ray sources over the celestial sphere can be noticed for several clumps within several years of observations.

Belotsky, K. M., E-mail: k-belotsky@yandex.ru; Kirillov, A. A., E-mail: kirillov-aa@yandex.ru; Khlopov, M. Yu., E-mail: khlopov@apc.univ-paris7.fr [National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Russian Federation)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

93

The phase diagram of nuclear and quark matter at high baryon density  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We review theoretical approaches to explore the phase diagram of nuclear and quark matter at high baryon density. We first look over the basic properties of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) and address how to describe various states of QCD matter. In our discussions on nuclear matter we cover the relativistic mean-field model, the chiral perturbation theory, and the approximation based on the large-Nc limit where Nc is the number of colors. We then explain the liquid-gas phase transition and the inhomogeneous meson condensation in nuclear matter with emphasis put on the relevance to quark matter. We commence the next part focused on quark matter with the bootstrap model and the Hagedorn temperature. Then we turn to properties associated with chiral symmetry and exposit theoretical descriptions of the chiral phase transition. There emerge some quark-matter counterparts of phenomena seen in nuclear matter such as the liquid-gas phase transition and the inhomogeneous structure of the chiral condensate. The third regime that is being recognized recently is what is called quarkyonic matter, which has both aspects of nuclear and quark matter. We closely elucidate the basic idea of quarkyonic matter in the large-Nc limit and its physics implications. Finally, we discuss some experimental indications for the QCD phase diagram and close the review with outlooks.

Kenji Fukushima; Chihiro Sasaki

2013-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

94

Matter Matters: Unphysical Properties of the Rh = ct Universe  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is generally agreed that there is matter in the universe and, in this paper, we show that the existence of matter is extremely problematic for the proposed Rh = ct universe. Considering a dark energy component with an equation of state of w=-1/3, it is shown that the presence of matter destroys the strict expansion properties that define the evolution of Rh = ct cosmologies, distorting the observational properties that are touted as its success. We further examine whether an evolving dark energy component can save this form of cosmological expansion in the presence of matter by resulting in an expansion consistent with a mean value of = -1/3, finding that the presence of mass requires unphysical forms of the dark energy component in the early universe. We conclude that matter in the universe significantly limits the fundamental properties of the Rh = ct cosmology, and that novel, and unphysical, evolution of the matter component would be required to save it. Given this, Rh = ct cosmology is not simpler or...

Lewis, Geraint F

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Hot and Dense QCD Matter  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

QCD Matter QCD Matter A Community White Paper on the Future of Relativistic Heavy-Ion Physics in the US Unraveling the Mysteries of the Strongly Interacting Quark-Gluon-Plasma Executive Summary This document presents the response of the US relativistic heavy-ion community to the request for comments by the NSAC Subcommittee, chaired by Robert Tribble, that is tasked to recommend optimizations to the US Nuclear Science Program over the next five years. The study of the properties of hot and dense QCD matter is one of the four main areas of nuclear physics research described in the 2007 NSAC Long Range Plan. The US nuclear physics community plays a leading role in this research area and has been instrumental in its most important discovery made over the past decade, namely that hot and dense QCD matter acts as a strongly interacting system with unique and previously unexpected

96

Brookhaven Soft Condensed Matter Physics  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

surface freezing are still unresolved. One objective of the soft matter program at Brookhaven is to understand the behavior of ultra-thin organic films on solid and liquid...

97

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Warm Dense Matter  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

of planet formation and structures as well as the evolution of an imploding inertial fusion capsule depends on our understanding of matter in the complex warm dense matter...

98

Quantum Condensed Matter Division | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Quantum Condensed Matter Division Steve Nagler, QCMD Director QCMD Director Steve Nagler. The Quantum Condensed Matter Division (QCMD) enables and conducts a broad program of...

99

MSD Condensed Matter Theory - Argonne National Laboratories,...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Home Condensed Matter Theory Condensed Matter Theory research interacts with the materials research program at ANL through a mix of individual theoretical studies and...

100

Shear viscosity of nuclear matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this talk I report my recent study on the shear viscosity of neutron-rich nuclear matter from a relaxation time approach. An isospin- and momentum-dependent interaction is used in the study. Effects of density, temperature, and isospin asymmetry of nuclear matter on its shear viscosity have been discussed. Similar to the symmetry energy, the symmetry shear viscosity is defined and its density and temperature dependence are studied.

Jun Xu

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Cosmology, Thermodynamics and Matter Creation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Several approaches to the matter creation problem in the context of cosmological models are summarily reviewed. A covariant formulation of the general relativistic imperfect simple fluid endowed with a process of matter creation is presented. By considering the standard big bang model, it is shown how the recent results of Prigogine et alii \\cite{1} can be recovered and, at the same time their limits of validity are explicited.

J. A. S. Lima; M. O. Calvao; I. Waga

2007-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

102

Shear viscosity of nuclear matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this talk I report my recent study on the shear viscosity of neutron-rich nuclear matter from a relaxation time approach. An isospin- and momentum-dependent interaction is used in the study. Effects of density, temperature, and isospin asymmetry of nuclear matter on its shear viscosity have been discussed. Similar to the symmetry energy, the symmetry shear viscosity is defined and its density and temperature dependence are studied.

Xu, Jun

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Strongly interacting parton matter equilibration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We study the kinetic and chemical equilibration in 'infinite' parton matter within the Parton-Hadron-String Dynamics transport approach. The 'infinite' matter is simulated within a cubic box with periodic boundary conditions initialized at different energy densities. Particle abundances, kinetic energy distributions, and the detailed balance of the off-shell quarks and gluons in the strongly-interacting quarkgluon plasma are addressed and discussed.

Ozvenchuk, V., E-mail: ozvenchuk@fias.uni-frankfurt.de [Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (Germany); Linnyk, O. [Goethe-Universitaet, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik (Germany); Bratkovskaya, E. [Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (Germany); Gorenstein, M. [NAS Ukraine, Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics (Ukraine); Cassing, W. [Justus-Liebig Universitaet, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik (Germany)

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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TBB-0049 - In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBB-0049 - In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh TBB-0049 - In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh TBB-0049 - In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh This letter concerns the complaint of retaliation that you filed with the Department of Energy (DOE) under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. On September 6, 2006, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) received your petition for Secretarial review of the August 3 jurisdictional appeal decision issued by the OHA Director. Under the Part 708 regulations, the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of OHA only in extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.19. Petition for Secretarial Review (Dismissed January 9, 2007) More Documents & Publications TBA-0069 - In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh TBU-0049 - In the Matter of Gary S. Vander Boegh

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TBB-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBB-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall TBB-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall TBB-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall This letter concerns the complaint of retaliation filed by Curtis Hall (the complainant or Mr. Hall) with the Department of Energy under 10 C . F. R. Part 7 0 8 , the DOE Con tractor Employee (Whistleblower) Protection Program. On March 13, 2008, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) received your Petition for Secretarial Review of the appeal decision we issued on February 13, 2008. Under Part 708 regulations, the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of OHA only in extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.35(d). tbb0042.pdf More Documents & Publications TBA-0042 - In the Matter of Curtis Hall TBB-0030 - In the Matter of Curtis Broaddus

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TBH-0116 - In the Matter of Stephani Ayers and Gregory Kamer | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Stephani Ayers and Gregory Kamer 6 - In the Matter of Stephani Ayers and Gregory Kamer TBH-0116 - In the Matter of Stephani Ayers and Gregory Kamer On February 8, 2012, I received email messages from both of you informing me that Ms. Rhodes and NSTec have settled the above captioned Part 708 complaint, and have requested that the hearing in this matter be cancelled and the underlying Complaint of · retaliation be dismissed. Accordingly, I hereby cancel the hearing scheduled to begin on February 20, 2012, and I hereby dismiss Ms. Rhodes pending Complaint of Retaliation currently assigned Office ofHearings and Appeals Case No. TBH-0116. tbh0116.pdf More Documents & Publications TBB-0080 - In the Matter of Thad M. Gyer, esq and Stephani L. Ayers, esq TBB-0079 - In the Matter of Donald E. Searle

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VEE-0028 - In the Matter of Laney Oil Company, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

28 - In the Matter of Laney Oil Company, Inc. 28 - In the Matter of Laney Oil Company, Inc. VEE-0028 - In the Matter of Laney Oil Company, Inc. On June 18, 1996, the Laney Oil Company, Inc., (Laney Oil) of Monroe, North Carolina, filed an Application for Exception with the Office of Hearings and Appeals of the Department of Energy. In its Application, Laney Oil requests relief from the obligation to file the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) form entitled "Resellers'/Retailers' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report" (Form EIA-782B). As explained below, we have decided that the Application for Exception should be granted in part. vee0028.pdf More Documents & Publications VEE-0037 - In the Matter of W. Gordon Smith Company VEE-0080 - In the Matter of Potter Oil Co., Inc. VEE-0030 - In the Matter of Lee Oil Company

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TBU-0058 - In the Matter of Donald R. Rhodes | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBU-0058 - In the Matter of Donald R. Rhodes TBU-0058 - In the Matter of Donald R. Rhodes TBU-0058 - In the Matter of Donald R. Rhodes Donald R. Rhodes (Rhodes or the complainant) appeals the dismissal of his August 25, 2006 complaint of retaliation filed under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program. He filed the complaint with the Whistleblower Program Manager (WP Manager) of the DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration Service Center (NNSA/SC), located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As explained below, the WP Manager's November 16, 2006 dismissal of the complaint should be upheld, and the appeal denied. tbu0058.pdf More Documents & Publications TBU-0052 - In the Matter of John Merwin TBU-0071 - In the Matter of Jeffrey R. Burnette TBU-0114 - In the Matter of Dennis Rehmeier

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FIA-12-0024 - In the matter of Len Latkovski | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

24 - In the matter of Len Latkovski 24 - In the matter of Len Latkovski FIA-12-0024 - In the matter of Len Latkovski Len Latkovski ("Appellant") filed an Appeal from a determination issued by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Information Resources (OIR). In that determination, OIR responded to a request for information that the Appellant filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, as implemented by the DOE in 10 C.F.R. Part 1004. This Appeal, if granted, would require OIR to perform an additional search and require other DOE offices to search for responsive documents. FIA-12-0024.pdf More Documents & Publications FIA-12-0073 - In the Matter of Larry W. Long FIA-13-0040 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. FIA-13-0021 - In the Matter of Caldera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

110

TBU-0028 - In the Matter of Glenn Kuswa | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBU-0028 - In the Matter of Glenn Kuswa TBU-0028 - In the Matter of Glenn Kuswa TBU-0028 - In the Matter of Glenn Kuswa Glenn Kuswa, an employee of Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, appeals the dismissal of his whistleblower complaint filed under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. On June 22, 2004, the Employee Concerns Program Manager at the DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration Service Center, Albuquerque, (NNSA/Albuquerque) dismissed Mr. Kuswa's complaint. As explained below, I reverse the dismissal of the subject complaint, and remand the matter to NNSA/Albuquerque for further processing. tbu0028.pdf More Documents & Publications TBU-0084 - In the Matter of Clarrisa V. Alvarez TBU-0114 - In the Matter of Dennis Rehmeier

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VEA-0016 - In the Matter of GE Appliances | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of GE Appliances 6 - In the Matter of GE Appliances VEA-0016 - In the Matter of GE Appliances Sub-Zero Freezer Co. (Sub-Zero), GE Appliances (GE), and Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) filed appeals of our November 3, 2000 decision, granting Viking Range Corporation (Viking) a six-month exception from the 2001 energy appliance efficiency standards for built-in refrigerators. Viking Range Corp., 28 DOE ¶ 81,002 (2000). As discussed below, we have granted the appeals in part. As a result, the six-month exception will be limited to 475 refrigerators per month and will be subject to a monthly reporting requirement. vea0015-16-17.pdf More Documents & Publications VEH-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEA-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEA-0017 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation

112

LWA-0003 - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. LWA-0003 - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) manages and operates the Department of Energy's Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory (the Laboratory) in Waxahachie, Texas. On October 27, 1992, URA notified Dr. Naresh Mehta, a physicist at the Laboratory, that it was dismissing him from his employment. Mehta subsequently filed a complaint of reprisal under the provisions of the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (the Whistleblower Regulations). In his complaint, Mehta alleged that URA had dismissed him because he had charged URA with mismanaging the Laboratory's hypercube computer.

113

TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Refricenter International 4 - In the Matter of Refricenter International TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Refricenter International (Refricenter), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Refricenter imports and markets air conditioning equipment on the island of Puerto Rico. In its exception request, Refricenter asserts that it will incur a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If Refricenter's exception request were

114

TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

24 - In the Matter of Refricenter International 24 - In the Matter of Refricenter International TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Refricenter International (Refricenter), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Refricenter imports and markets air conditioning equipment on the island of Puerto Rico. In its exception request, Refricenter asserts that it will incur a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If Refricenter's exception request were

115

LWZ-0023 - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LWZ-0023 - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. LWZ-0023 - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. LWZ-0023 - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) is the management and operating contractor for the Department of Energy's (the DOE) Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory (the Laboratory) in Waxahachie, Texas. On February 4, 1993, Dr. Naresh C. Mehta, a former physicist at the Laboratory, filed complaint SSC-93-0001 against URA under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (the "Whistleblower Regulations"). In his complaint, Mehta alleged that URA had terminated his employment because he had charged URA officials with mismanaging the Laboratory's hypercube computer. 1/ The DOE referred Mehta's complaint to its Office of Contractor Employee

116

LWA-0003 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Universities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. LWA-0003 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Universities Research Association, Inc. This is an appeal by respondent Universities Research Association ("URA"), from the Initial Agency Decision by the Office of Hearings and Appeals ("OHA") finding that the complainant, Dr. Naresh C. Mehta, a scientist formerly employed by URA, had established that his disclosures of mismanagement were a contributing factor in URA's December 16, 1992, decision to terminate his employment. The Initial Agency Decision also reaffirmed OHA's previous denial of URA's motion to dismiss based on lack of jurisdiction under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. 1. On appeal, URA requests reconsideration of its motion to dismiss on

117

Stable Higgs Bosons - new candidate for cold dark matter -  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Higgs boson is in the backbone of the standard model of electroweak interactions. It must exist in some form for achieving unification of interactions. In the gauge-Higgs unification scenario the Higgs boson becomes a part of the extra-dimensional component of gauge fields. The Higgs boson becomes absolutely stable in a class of the gauge-Higgs unification models, serving as a promising candidate for cold dark matter in the universe. The observed relic abundance of cold dark matter is obtained with the Higgs mass around 70 GeV. The Higgs-nucleon scattering cross section is found to be close to the recent CDMS II and XENON10 bounds in the direct detection of dark matter. In collider experiments stable Higgs bosons are produced in a pair, appearing as missing energies and momenta so that the way of detecting Higgs bosons must be altered.

Yutaka Hosotani

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

118

Stable Higgs Bosons - new candidate for cold dark matter  

SciTech Connect

The Higgs boson is in the backbone of the standard model of electroweak interactions. It must exist in some form for achieving unification of interactions. In the gauge-Higgs unification scenario the Higgs boson becomes a part of the extra-dimensional component of gauge fields. The Higgs boson becomes absolutely stable in a class of the gauge-Higgs unification models, serving as a promising candidate for cold dark matter in the universe. The observed relic abundance of cold dark matter is obtained with the Higgs mass around 70 GeV. The Higgs-nucleon scattering cross section is found to be close to the recent CDMS II XENON10 bounds in the direct detection of dark matter. In collider experiments stable Higgs bosons are produced in a pair, appearing as missing energies momenta so that the way of detecting Higgs bosons must be altered.

Hosotani, Yutaka [Department of Physics, Osaka University, Toyonaka Osaka 560-0043 (Japan)

2010-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

119

WIMP Dark Matter Limit-Direct Detection Data and Sensitivity Plots from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search II and the University of California at Santa Barbara  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

Expectations for non-baryonic dark matter are founded principally in Big Bang nucleosynthesis calculations, which indicate that the missing mass of the universe is not likely to be baryonic. The supersymmetric standard model (SUSY) offers a promising framework for expectations of particle species which could satisfy the observed properties of dark matter. WIMPs are the most likely SUSY candidate for a dark matter particle. The High Energy Physics Group at University of California, Santa Barbara, is part of the CDMSII Collaboration and have provided the Interactive Plotter for WIMP Dark Matter Limit-Direct Detection Data on their website. They invite other collaborations working on dark matter research to submit datasets and, as a result, have more than 150 data sets now available for use with the plotting tool. The published source of the data is provided with each data set.

120

"Jordan's Scalar Stars" and Dark Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Here we are starting the study of the field equations of relativistic scalar tensor theories in the spherically symmetric gravitational field. In the present article we shall consider as an example only the simplest Jordan-Brans-Dicke (JBD) one. To illustrate the property of the spherically symmetric JBD configuration we exhibit a new representation of the well-known four dimensional solutions. In this model, a suitable segment of Brans solution is chosen for the interior of the object while the outer region consists of a Schwarzschild vacuum. We have constructed "Jordan's scalar stars" model consisting of three parts: a homogeneous inner core with linear equation of state; an envelope of Brans spacetime matching the core and the exterior Schwarzschild spacetime. We have also showed that this toy model can explain the intergalactic effects without the dark matter hypothesis.

S. M. Kozyrev

2008-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Fake Dark Matter at Colliders  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

If the dark matter (DM) consists of a weakly interacting massive particle (WIMP), it can be produced and studied at future collider experiments like those at the LHC. The production of collider-stable WIMPs is characterized by hard scattering events with large missing transverse energy. Here we point out that the discovery of this well-characterized DM signal may turn out to be a red herring. We explore an alternative explanation -- fake dark matter -- where the only sources of missing transverse energy are standard model neutrinos. We present examples of such models, focusing on supersymmetric models with R-parity violation. We also briefly discuss means of differentiating fake dark matter from the production of new collider-stable particles.

Chang, Spencer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Fake Dark Matter at Colliders  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

If the dark matter (DM) consists of a weakly interacting massive particle (WIMP), it can be produced and studied at future collider experiments like those at the LHC. The production of collider-stable WIMPs is characterized by hard scattering events with large missing transverse energy. Here we point out that the discovery of this well-characterized DM signal may turn out to be a red herring. We explore an alternative explanation -- fake dark matter -- where the only sources of missing transverse energy are standard model neutrinos. We present examples of such models, focusing on supersymmetric models with R-parity violation. We also briefly discuss means of differentiating fake dark matter from the production of new collider-stable particles.

Spencer Chang; Andre de Gouvea

2009-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

123

Dark energy from bulk matter  

SciTech Connect

We consider the possibility of getting accelerated expansion and w=-1 crossing in the context of a braneworld cosmological setup, endowed with a bulk energy-momentum tensor. For a given ansatz of the bulk content, we demonstrate that the bulk pressures dominate the dynamics at late times and can lead to accelerated expansion. We also analyze the constraints under which we can get a realistic profile for the effective equation of state and conclude that matter in the bulk has the effect of dark energy on the brane. Furthermore, we show that it is possible to simulate the behavior to a Chaplygin gas using nonexotic bulk matter.

Bogdanos, C.; Dimitriadis, A.; Tamvakis, K. [Physics Department, University of Ioannina, Ioannina GR451 10 (Greece)

2007-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

124

FIA-13-0040 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. 0 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. FIA-13-0040 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. On July 17, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an appeal (Appeal) from a FOIA determination issued by the Office of Information Resources (OIR). The Appellant filed a two-part request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The request sought 1) copies of time and attendance records for OHA employees, and 2) copies of counseling memoranda or disciplinary actions involving time and attendance for OHA employees, including, but not limited to, Avery R. Webster and XXXXX. In response to the first part of the request, the OIR released one document in part, withholding portions pursuant to Exemption 6 of the FOIA. In response to the second part of the request, the OIR informed the Appellant that it neither confirmed nor

125

Solar Neutrino Matter Effects Redux  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Following recent low-threshold analysis of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory and asymmetry measurements of the BOREXINO Collaboration of the solar neutrino flux, we revisit the analysis of the matter effects in the Sun. We show that solar neutrino data constrains the mixing angle $\\theta_{13}$ poorly and that subdominant Standard Model effects can mimic the effects of the physics beyond the Standard Model.

A. B. Balantekin; A. Malkus

2011-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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The Information and the Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this article a revised, to some extent, version of the Information concept as utmost fundamental essence ("The Information and the Matter",v1) is presented - a little more logical grounds and may be of a philosophy, the correction and the development of the gravity force concept, etc...

S. V. Shevchenko; V. V. Tokarevsky

2007-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

127

Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to Institutional Investors Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to Institutional Investors Agency/Company /Organization: UNEP-Financing Initiative Focus Area: Industry Topics: Co-benefits assessment Resource Type: Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.unepfi.org/fileadmin/documents/universal_ownership.pdf Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to Institutional Investors Screenshot References: Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to Institutional Investors[1] Logo: Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to Institutional Investors Summary "This study assesses the financial implications of unsustainable natural

128

Nuclear matter to strange matter transition in holographic QCD  

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We construct a simple holographic QCD model to study nuclear matter to strange matter transition. The interaction of dense medium and hadrons is taken care of by imposing the force balancing condition for stable D4/D6/D6 configuration. By considering the intermediate and light flavor branes interacting with baryon vertex homogeneously distributed along R^3 space and requesting the energy minimization, we find that there is a well defined transition density as a function of current quark mass. We also find that as density goes up very high, intermediate (or heavy) and light quarks populate equally as expected from the Pauli principle. In this sense, the effect of the Pauli principle is realized as dynamics of D-branes.

Youngman Kim; Yunseok Seo; Sang-Jin Sin

2009-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

129

The Microscopic Approach to Nuclear Matter and Neutron Star Matter  

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We review a variety of theoretical and experimental investigations aimed at improving our knowledge of the nuclear matter equation of state. Of particular interest are nuclear matter extreme states in terms of density and/or isospin asymmetry. The equation of state of matter with unequal concentrations of protons and neutrons has numerous applications. These include heavy-ion collisions, the physics of rare, short-lived nuclei and, on a dramatically different scale, the physics of neutron stars. The "common denominator" among these (seemingly) very different systems is the symmetry energy, which plays a crucial role in both the formation of the neutron skin in neutron-rich nuclei and the radius of a neutron star (a system 18 orders of magnitude larger and 55 orders of magnitude heavier). The details of the density dependence of the symmetry energy are not yet sufficiently constrained. Throughout this article, our emphasis will be on the importance of adopting a microscopic approach to the many-body problem, which we believe to be the one with true predictive power.

Francesca Sammarruca

2010-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

130

VBZ-0058 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson 8 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson VBZ-0058 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson This determination considers Motions to Dismiss(1) filed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Laboratory)(2) under the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In these Motions, the Laboratory contends that the claims asserted by Janet Benson in OHA Case No. VWA-0044 are defective as a matter of law and should not be determined on the merits.(3) The Laboratory makes the following arguments in support of these Motions: (1) The Laboratory cannot be held liable for any acts of reprisal that occurred prior to September 23, 1994, the date it agreed to comply with Part 708 (OHA Case No. VBZ-0057); (2) Because the United States District Court for the Northern

131

WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson » WBH-12-0002 - In WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson » WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson On January 8, 2013, a Hearing Officer issued an Initial Agency Decision involving a complaint filed by John Robertson against KQ Services (KQ) under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Mr. Robertson alleged the he was terminated in retaliation for activity protected under Part 708. The complainant alleged that he made two disclosures pertaining to the condition of a lift gate on a KQ truck, and a third disclosure, reporting that a filing cabinet had fallen off the same lift gate. The Hearing Officer found, with regard to the first alleged

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VBZ-0057 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson 7 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson VBZ-0057 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson This determination considers Motions to Dismiss(1) filed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Laboratory)(2) under the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In these Motions, the Laboratory contends that the claims asserted by Janet Benson in OHA Case No. VWA-0044 are defective as a matter of law and should not be determined on the merits.(3) The Laboratory makes the following arguments in support of these Motions: (1) The Laboratory cannot be held liable for any acts of reprisal that occurred prior to September 23, 1994, the date it agreed to comply with Part 708 (OHA Case No. VBZ-0057); (2) Because the United States District Court for the Northern

133

TBH-0023 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBH-0023 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker TBH-0023 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker TBH-0023 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker TBH-0023 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Franklin C. Tucker (the Complainant) against his previous employer, BWXT Y-12, L.L.C. (BWXT) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. BWXT is the manager of Y-12, part of the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nuclear Weapons Complex. The Complainant filed the complaint of retaliation against BWXT with the Oak Ridge Operations Diversity Programs and Employee Concerns Office on October 20, 2003.1/ In the complaint, the Complainant contends that he made protected disclosures to officials of BWXT and the DOE, and

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VEH-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VEH-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEH-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEH-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. Motion for Evidentiary Hearing Sub-Zero Freezer Co. (Sub-Zero) filed a motion for evidentiary hearing with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). The motion relates to Sub-Zero's appeal (Case No. VEA-0015) of our November 3 decision, in which we granted Viking Range Corporation (Viking) a six-month exception from the 2001 energy appliance efficiency standards for built-in refrigerators. Viking Range Corporation, 28 DOE ¶ 81,002 (2000). As discussed below, we have concluded that the motion should be granted in part. veh0015.pdf More Documents & Publications VEA-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEA-0016 - In the Matter of GE Appliances

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LWJ-0004 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Hanford Company | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LWJ-0004 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Hanford Company LWJ-0004 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Hanford Company LWJ-0004 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Hanford Company On February 28, 1994, Helen "Gai" Oglesbee filed a request for hearing under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. This request has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. LWA-0006. On May 31, 1994, Westinghouse Hanford Company (WHC) filed a request that the OHA issue a Protective Order concerning certain documents which the company has agreed to provide to the Government Accountability Project (GAP) and Thad M. Guyer, counsel for Ms. Oglesbee. lwj0004.pdf More Documents & Publications LWZ-0031 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Hanford Company LWA-0006 - In the Matter of Helen Gaidine Oglesbee

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VEA-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. 5 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEA-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. Sub-Zero Freezer Co. (Sub-Zero), GE Appliances (GE), and Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) filed appeals of our November 3, 2000 decision, granting Viking Range Corporation (Viking) a six-month exception from the 2001 energy appliance efficiency standards for built-in refrigerators. Viking Range Corp., 28 DOE ¶ 81,002 (2000). As discussed below, we have granted the appeals in part. As a result, the six-month exception will be limited to 475 refrigerators per month and will be subject to a monthly reporting requirement. vea0015-16-17.pdf More Documents & Publications VEH-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEA-0017 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation

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VEA-0017 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation 7 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation VEA-0017 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation Sub-Zero Freezer Co. (Sub-Zero), GE Appliances (GE), and Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) filed appeals of our November 3, 2000 decision, granting Viking Range Corporation (Viking) a six-month exception from the 2001 energy appliance efficiency standards for built-in refrigerators. Viking Range Corp., 28 DOE ¶ 81,002 (2000). As discussed below, we have granted the appeals in part. As a result, the six-month exception will be limited to 475 refrigerators per month and will be subject to a monthly reporting requirement. vea0015-16-17.pdf More Documents & Publications VEH-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. VEA-0015 - In the Matter of Sub-Zero Freezer Co.

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PSH-11-0024 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

24 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 24 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-11-0024 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The individual is an applicant for a DOE security clearance. In March 2011, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address his alcohol use. In addition to the PSI, the LSO requested the individual's medical records and recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist). The DOE psychiatrist examined the individual in August 2011 and memorialized his findings in a report (Psychiatric Report). PSH-11-0024.pdf More Documents & Publications TSO-1102 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing TSO-1013 - In the Matter of Personnel Security

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In the OSTI Collections: Dark Matter and Dark Energy | OSTI, US Dept of  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Dark Matter and Dark Energy Dark Matter and Dark Energy Recent observations of the universe, combined with Einstein's theory of general relativity, indicate that most of the universe consists of entities very different from the matter and energy long familiar to us. These previously unknown entities are beginning to be explored on several fronts, many through Department of Energy sponsorship. Albert Einstein's theory of relativity describes space and time as observer-dependent aspects of a single absolute entity (spacetime). According to the theory, just as a two-dimensional surface can be curved, four-dimensional spacetime is also curved, with the curvature at different places and times being partly determined by how matter (or equivalently, energy) is distributed within it. Where curvature is lacking, matter will

140

THE ENERGY GAP IN NUCLEAR MATTER  

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W-7405-eng-48 THE ENERGY GAP IN NUCLEAR MATTER V. J. Emery31, 1960 .po THE ENERGY GAP IN NUCLEAR HNrTEh V. J. ? :merysingle-particle energy in nuclear matter. The internucleon

Emery, V.J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Quark matter conductivity in strong magnetic background  

SciTech Connect

Applying the ideas and methods of condensed matter physics we calculate the quantum conductivity of quark matter in magnetic field. In strong field quantum conductivity is proportional to the square root of the field.

Kerbikov, B. O., E-mail: borisk@itep.ru [Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Russian Federation)

2012-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

142

Cold quark matter in compact stars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We used an equation of state for the cold quark matter to the study of properties of quark stars. We also discuss the absolute stability of quark matter and compute the mass-radius relation for self-bound stars.

Franzon, B.; Fogaca, D. A.; Navarra, F. S. [Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de Sao Paulo Rua do Matao, Travessa R, 187, 05508-090 Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil); Horvath, J. E. [Instituto de Astronomia, Geofisica e Ciencias Atmosfericas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Rua do Matao, 1226, 05508-090, Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil)

2013-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

143

Semi-annihilation of dark matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We show that the thermal relic abundance of dark matter can be affected by a new type of reaction: semi-annihilation. Semi-annihilation takes the schematic form ..., where psi i are stable dark matter particles and phi is ...

DEramo, Francesco

144

Dark matter axions and caustic rings  

SciTech Connect

This report contains discussions on the following topics: the strong CP problem; dark matter axions; the cavity detector of galactic halo axions; and caustic rings in the density distribution of cold dark matter halos.

Sikivie, P.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Just the Basics: Particulate Matter  

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is Particulate is Particulate Matter? One of the major components of air pollution is particulate matter, or PM. PM refers to airborne particles that include dust, dirt, soot, smoke, and liquid droplets. These particles can range in size from microscopic to large enough to be seen. PM is characterized by its size, with fine particles of less than 2.5 micrometers in size designated as PM 2.5 and coarser particles between 2.5 and 10 micrometers in size designated as PM 10 . PM arises from many sources, including combustion occurring in factories, power plants, cars, trucks, buses, trains, or wood fires; or through simple agitation of existing particulates by tilling of land, quarrying and stone-crushing, and off- road vehicular movement. Of particular interest is PM generated during diesel

146

Magnetization of neutron star matter  

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The magnetization of neutron star matter in magnetic fields is studied by employing the FSUGold interaction. It is found that the magnetic susceptibilities of the charged particles (proton, electron and muon) can be larger than that of neutron. The effects of the anomalous magnetic moments (AMM) of each component on the magnetic susceptibility are examined in detail. It is found that the proton and electron AMM affect their respective magnetic susceptibility evidently in strong magnetic fields. In addition, they are the protons instead of the electrons that contribute most significantly to the magnetization of the neutron star matter in a relative weak magnetic field, and the induced magnetic field due to the magnetization can be appear to be very large. Finally, the effect of the density-dependent symmetry energy on the magnetization is discussed.

Dong, Jianmin; Gu, Jianzhong

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Neutron Condensed Matter Science Staff Directory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Neutron Condensed Matter Science Staff Directory. Dr. Dan Neumann, Group Leader, 301-975-5252. ... Macromolecular and Microstructural Sciences. ...

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Light-matter Interactions in Semiconductor Nanostructures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Light-matter interactions in Semiconductor Nanostructures. ... We investigate the interaction of light with semiconductor-based nanostructures. ...

2012-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

149

Quantum Nature of Light and Matter  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Quantum Nature of Light and Matter. to explore fundamental aspects of the quantum nature of light and its interaction with ...

2012-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

150

Neutrino Opacities in Nuclear Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Neutrino-matter cross sections and interaction rates are central to the core-collapse supernova phenomenon and, very likely, to the viability of the explosion mechanism itself. In this paper, we describe the major neutrino scattering, absorption, and production processes that together influence the outcome of core collapse and the cooling of protoneutron stars. One focus is on energy redistribution and many-body physics, but our major goal is to provide a useful resource for those interested in supernova neutrino microphysics.

Adam Burrows; Sanjay Reddy; Todd A. Thompson

2004-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

151

Dark Matter and Dark Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This is a short review, aimed at a general audience, of several current subjects of research in cosmology. The topics discussed include the cosmic microwave background (CMB), with particular emphasis on its relevance for testing inflation; dark matter, with a brief review of astrophysical evidence and more emphasis on particle candidates; and cosmic acceleration and some of the ideas that have been put forward to explain it. A glossary of technical terms and acronyms is provided.

Marc Kamionkowski

2007-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

152

Dark Matter and Dark Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This is a short review, aimed at a general audience, of several current subjects of research in cosmology. The topics discussed include the cosmic microwave background (CMB), with particular emphasis on its relevance for testing inflation; dark matter, with a brief review of astrophysical evidence and more emphasis on particle candidates; and cosmic acceleration and some of the ideas that have been put forward to explain it. A glossary of technical terms and acronyms is provided.

Kamionkowski, Marc

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Decoupling Dark Energy from Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We examine the embedding of dark energy in high energy models based upon supergravity and extend the usual phenomenological setting comprising an observable sector and a hidden supersymmetry breaking sector by including a third sector leading to the acceleration of the expansion of the universe. We find that gravitational constraints on the non-existence of a fifth force naturally imply that the dark energy sector must possess an approximate shift symmetry. When exact, the shift symmetry provides an example of a dark energy sector with a runaway potential and a nearly massless dark energy field whose coupling to matter is very weak, contrary to the usual lore that dark energy fields must couple strongly to matter and lead to gravitational inconsistencies. Moreover, the shape of the potential is stable under one-loop radiative corrections. When the shift symmetry is slightly broken by higher order terms in the Khler potential, the coupling to matter remains small. However, the cosmological dynamics are largely affected by the shift symmetry breaking operators leading to the appearance of a minimum of the scalar potential such that dark energy behaves like an effective cosmological constant from very early on

Carsten Van De Bruck; Jrme Martin; et al.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

PART 1. RESPONDENT IDENTIFICATION - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Zip Code 9. Reference Year . 2010 . 10. Type of Report (Check One) ... Electric Power (Electric utility and Nonutility): 33 . No. 2 Diesel ? 500 ppm Sulfur, Low

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Pump Systems Matter Mission and Vision | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

issionofPumpSystemsMatter.pdf More Documents & Publications Overview of Pump Systems Matter Hydraulic Institute Member Benefits Course Overview Pump Systems Matter Optimization...

156

The problem of big bang matter vs. anti-matter symmetry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Big Bang was symmetrical in the particles and radiation emitted from its singularity source, which implies its resulting in equal amounts of matter and anti-matter and their prompt mutual annihilation. But that did not take place. The favored explanation ... Keywords: anti-matter, big bang, gamma ray bursts, matter, mutual annihilation, universe

Roger Ellman

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VBB-0037 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBB-0037 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal VBB-0037 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal VBB-0037 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal This letter concerns the complaint of retaliation that you submitted to the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued to you on June 14, 2001. That decision dismissed your complaint of retaliation on the grounds that your complaint has been substantially resolved, and you have already received a remedy that is at least equivalsnt to what you could have received under the Part 708 regulations. 10 C.F.R. § 708.17(c) (5) and (6). The Part 708 regulations applicable to your petition provide that the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals only under extraordinary circumstances. 10

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TBZ-0104 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson 4 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson TBZ-0104 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson This Decision will consider a Motion to Dismiss filed by B&W Pantex LLC (B&W), the Management and Operating Contractor for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Pantex Plant (Pantex), in connection with the pending Complaint of Retaliation filed by Hansford F. Johnson against B&W under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) assigned the hearing component of Mr. Johnson's Part 708 Complaint proceeding, Case No. TBH-0104, and B&W's Motion to Dismiss, Case No. TBZ-0104. For the reasons set forth below, I will grant B&W's Motion in part and dismiss Mr. Johnson's Complaint as to certain alleged

159

TBD-0075 -In the Matter of Jonathan Strausbaugh | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 -In the Matter of Jonathan Strausbaugh 5 -In the Matter of Jonathan Strausbaugh TBD-0075 -In the Matter of Jonathan Strausbaugh Pending before me is a consolidated Motion to Compel Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on behalf of Jonathan K. Strausbaugh and Richard L. Rieckenberg (the complainants) by their attorney. This Motion relates to a hearing requested by the complainants under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708), in connection with the Part 708 complaints they filed against KSL Services, Inc. (KSL). The OHA has assigned Mr. Strausbaugh's and Mr. Rieckenberg's hearing requests Case Nos. TBH-0073 and TBH-0075, respectively, and the present Motion to Compel Discovery, as it relates to each of those cases, Case Nos. TBD-0073 and TBD-0075.

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VWA-0044 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VWA-0044 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson VWA-0044 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson VWA-0044 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed in 1994 by Janet K. Benson (the Complainant) against Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Regents of the University of California (UC) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708). At all times relevant to this proceeding, UC managed and operated LLNL for the United States government under a contract between the Regents of UC and the DOE. It is the Complainant's contention that during her employment with LLNL she engaged in activity protected by Part 708 and, as a consequence, suffered repeated reprisals by LLNL. (1) As discussed below, I have determined that

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VEA-0012 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

12 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. 12 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. VEA-0012 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Appeal filed by American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) from a determination issued on October 15, 1999, by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) of the Department of Energy (DOE), under provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 490 (Alternative Fuel Transportation Program). In its determination, EE granted in part a request filed by AEP for an exemption from the firm's 1998 and 1999 Model Year (MY) alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) purchase requirements under the Part 490 program. If the present Appeal were granted, AEP would be granted exemptions from its 1998 MY purchase requirements, in addition

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VEE-0054 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

54 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances 54 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances VEE-0054 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Amana Appliances (Amana), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Amana asserts that the firm would suffer a competitive disadvantage and undue hardship if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards of Part 430, effective July 1, 2001, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Amana's Application for Exception were granted, Amana would receive a 10 percent increase in maximum energy consumption allowable under Part 430,

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TBA-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBA-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos TBA-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos TBA-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on April 27, 2005, involving a Complaint filed by Gilbert J. Hinojos (also referred to as the employee or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his Complaint, Hinojos claims that his former employer, DOE contractor Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (Honeywell or the contractor), retaliated against him for engaging in activity that is protected by Part 708. In the IAD, an Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Hearing Officer determined that the employee engaged in activity that is protected under Part 708, but that Honeywell showed that it would have

164

VBA-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBA-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger VBA-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger VBA-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger On February 28, 2000, Mr. Eugene J. Dreger (hereinafter referred to as the Appellant) filed a Notice of Appeal from an Initial Agency Decision by a Hearing Officer from the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE).(1) In the Initial Agency Decision, the Hearing Officer determined that the complainant has failed to establish the existence of a violation for which he may be accorded relief under DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at Part 708 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations. 10 CFR Part 708. The Hearing Officer found that the Appellant made protected disclosures, as they are defined in Part 708, and that such disclosures were sufficiently close in time to his

165

TBA-0088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta 088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta TBA-0088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on August 25, 2010, involving a Complaint of Retaliation filed by Arun K. Dutta (Mr. Dutta or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his Complaint, Mr. Dutta alleged that his former employer, Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, Inc. (Parsons or the contractor), retaliated against him for engaging in activity protected under Part 708. In the IAD, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Hearing Officer determined that Mr. Dutta had engaged in activity that is protected under Part 708, but that Parsons had shown that it would have taken the same

166

TBD-0073 - In the Matter of Richard L. Rieckenberg | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of Richard L. Rieckenberg 3 - In the Matter of Richard L. Rieckenberg TBD-0073 - In the Matter of Richard L. Rieckenberg Pending before me is a consolidated Motion to Compel Discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on behalf of Jonathan K. Strausbaugh and Richard L. Rieckenberg (the complainants) by their attorney. This Motion relates to a hearing requested by the complainants under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708 (Part 708), in connection with the Part 708 complaints they filed against KSL Services, Inc. (KSL). The OHA has assigned Mr. Strausbaugh's and Mr. Rieckenberg's hearing requests Case Nos. TBH-0073 and TBH-0075, respectively, and the present Motion to Compel Discovery, as it relates to each of those cases, Case Nos. TBD-0073 and TBD-0075.

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TBA-0023 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

23 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker 23 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker TBA-0023 - In the Matter of Franklin C. Tucker This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on April 9, 2007, involving a Complaint of Retaliation filed by Franklin C. Tucker (also referred to as the employee or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his Complaint, Tucker claims that his former employer, DOE contractor BWXT Y-12, L.L.C. (BWXT or the contractor), retaliated against him for engaging in activity that is protected by Part 708. In the IAD, an Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Hearing Officer determined that the employee engaged in activity that is protected under Part 708, but that BWXT showed that it would have taken the same adverse

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VBZ-0084 - In the Matter of Steven F. Collier | Department of Energy  

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VBZ-0084 - In the Matter of Steven F. Collier VBZ-0084 - In the Matter of Steven F. Collier VBZ-0084 - In the Matter of Steven F. Collier This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 20, 2003, involving a Complaint filed by Steven F. Collier (Collier or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his Complaint, Collier claims that Fluor Fernald, Inc. (FFI), the prime contractor operating the DOE's Fernald, Ohio site and his former direct employer, Coleman Research Corporation (CRC), an FFI subcontractor, terminated him in retaliation for making disclosures that are protected under Part 708. The termination came as part of a site-wide reduction in force (RIF) conducted by FFI. In the IAD, the Hearing Officer determined

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TBZ-0104 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson | Department of Energy  

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TBZ-0104 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson TBZ-0104 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson TBZ-0104 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson This Decision will consider a Motion to Dismiss filed by B&W Pantex LLC (B&W), the Management and Operating Contractor for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Pantex Plant (Pantex), in connection with the pending Complaint of Retaliation filed by Hansford F. Johnson against B&W under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) assigned the hearing component of Mr. Johnson's Part 708 Complaint proceeding, Case No. TBH-0104, and B&W's Motion to Dismiss, Case No. TBZ-0104. For the reasons set forth below, I will grant B&W's Motion in part and dismiss Mr. Johnson's Complaint as to certain alleged

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VBA-0082 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson | Department of Energy  

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82 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson 82 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson VBA-0082 - In the Matter of Janet K. Benson This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 22, 2002, involving a Complaint filed by Janet K. Benson (Benson or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her Complaint, Benson claims that her former employer, Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL or the Laboratory), retaliated against her for engaging in activity that is protected by 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program. 1/ In the IAD the Hearing Officer determined that Benson made disclosures that are protected under Part 708, but that LLNL had shown that it would have taken the same personnel actions in the

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Policy Matters Ohio | Open Energy Information  

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Matters Ohio Matters Ohio Jump to: navigation, search Name Policy Matters Ohio Address 3631 Perkins Avenue - Suite 4C-East Place Cleveland, Ohio Zip 44114 Website http://www.policymattersohio.o References Policy Matters Ohio[1] LinkedIn Connections This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Policy Matters Ohio is an organization based in Cleveland, Ohio. References ↑ "Policy Matters Ohio" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Policy_Matters_Ohio&oldid=367666" Categories: Policy Organizations Clean Energy Organizations Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation:

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Energy Matters LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Matters LLC Matters LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Energy Matters LLC Place Santa Rosa, California Zip 95402 Sector Renewable Energy Product Energy Matters specialises in software tools for the renewable energy industries. References Energy Matters LLC[1] Solar-Estimate.org[2] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! Energy Matters LLC is a company located in Santa Rosa, California . Solarestimate.gif Solar-Estimate.org Energy Matters created the solar estimator, a useful tool to analyze the benefits of a solar or wind system installation in your home or business. The estimator takes into account your region, average utility bills, and the system you are installing, and calculates a 25-year timeline for you to analyze the potential cost savings on energy.

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Forms of matter and forms of radiation  

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The theory of defects in ordered and ill-ordered media is a well-advanced part of condensed matter physics. Concepts developed in this field also occur in the study of spacetime singularities, namely: i)- the topological theory of quantized defects (Kibble's cosmic strings) and ii)- the Volterra process for continuous defects, used to classify the Poincar\\'e symmetry breakings. We reassess the classification of Minkowski spacetime defects in the same theoretical frame, starting from the conjecture that these defects fall into two classes, as on they relate to massive particles or to radiation. This we justify on the empirical evidence of the Hubble's expansion. We introduce timelike and null congruences of geodesics treated as ordered media, viz. 'm'-crystals of massive particles and 'r'-crystals of massless particles, with parallel 4-momenta in M^4. Classifying their defects (or 'forms') we find (i) 'm'- and 'r'- Volterra continuous line defects and (ii) quantized topologically stable 'r'-defects, these latter forms being of various dimensionalities. Besides these 'perfect' forms, there are 'imperfect' disclinations that bound misorientation walls in three dimensions. We also speculate on the possible relation of these forms with the large-scale structure of the Universe.

Maurice Kleman

2009-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Isospin-asymmetric nuclear matter  

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This study uses classical molecular dynamics to simulate infinite nuclear matter and study the effect of isospin asymmetry on bulk properties such as energy per nucleon, pressure, saturation density, compressibility and symmetry energy. The simulations are performed on systems embedded in periodic boundary conditions with densities and temperatures in the ranges $\\rho$=0.02 to 0.2 fm$^{-3}$ and T = 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 MeV, and with isospin content of $x=Z/A$=0.3, 0.4 and 0.5. The results indicate that symmetric and asymmetric matter are self-bound at some temperatures and exhibit phase transitions from a liquid phase to a liquid-gas mixture. The main effect of isospin asymmetry is found to be a reduction of the equilibrium densities, a softening of the compressibility and a disappearance of the liquid-gas phase transition. A procedure leading to the evaluation of the symmetry energy and its variation with the temperature was devised, implemented and compared to mean field theory results.

J. A. Lpez; E. Ramrez-Homs; R. Gonzlez; R. Ravelo

2013-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Publications, Soft Matter Group, Condensed Matter Physics & Materials  

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Publications Publications 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 2011 Unifying interfacial self-assembly and surface freezing, B.M. Ocko, H. Hlaing, P.N. Jepsen, S. Kewalramani, A. Tkachenko, D. Pontoni, H. Reichert and M. Deutsch. Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 137801 (2011) Reversible uptake of water on NaCl nanoparticles at relative humidity below deliquescence point observed by noncontact environmental atomic force microscopy, D.A. Bruzewicz, A. Checco, B.M. Ocko, E.R. Lewis, R.L. McGraw and S.E. Schwartz. J. Chem. Phys. 134, 044702 (2011) Systematic approach to electrostatically induced 2D crystallization of nanoparticles at liquid interfaces, S. Kewalramani, S.T. Wang, Y. Lin, H.G. Nguyen, Q. Wang, M. Fukuto and L. Yang. Soft Matter 7, 939-945 (2011)

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Soft Matter Group, Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department,  

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Research Information (pdf) Research Information (pdf) Publications Seminars Journal Club Staff Information Other Information Basic Energy Sciences Directorate Related Sites BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs? Soft Matter Group Confinement and Template Directed Assembly in Chemical and Biomolecular Materials We use synchrotron x-ray scattering, scanning probe and optical microscopy techniques to study fundamental properties of complex fluids, simple liquids, macromolecular assemblies, polymers, and biomolecular materials under confinement and on templates. The challenges are: To understand liquids under nano-confinement. How templates and confinement can be used to direct the assembly. To understand the fundamental interactions which give rise to similar self-assembly behavior for a wide variety of systems.

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Baryon destruction by asymmetric dark matter  

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We investigate new and unusual signals that arise in theories where dark matter is asymmetric and carries a net antibaryon number, as may occur when the dark matter abundance is linked to the baryon abundance. Antibaryonic dark matter can cause induced nucleon decay by annihilating visible baryons through inelastic scattering. These processes lead to an effective nucleon lifetime of 10{sup 29}-10{sup 32} yrs in terrestrial nucleon decay experiments, if baryon number transfer between visible and dark sectors arises through new physics at the weak scale. The possibility of induced nucleon decay motivates a novel approach for direct detection of cosmic dark matter in nucleon decay experiments. Monojet searches (and related signatures) at hadron colliders also provide a complementary probe of weak-scale dark-matter-induced baryon number violation. Finally, we discuss the effects of baryon-destroying dark matter on stellar systems and show that it can be consistent with existing observations.

Davoudiasl, Hooman [Department of Physics, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973 (United States); Morrissey, David E.; Tulin, Sean [Theory Group, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2A3 (Canada); Sigurdson, Kris [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1 (Canada)

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Cosmology of Composite Inelastic Dark Matter  

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Composite dark matter is a natural setting for implementing inelastic dark matter - the O(100 keV) mass splitting arises from spin-spin interactions of constituent fermions. In models where the constituents are charged under an axial U(1) gauge symmetry that also couples to the Standard Model quarks, dark matter scatters inelastically off Standard Model nuclei and can explain the DAMA/LIBRA annual modulation signal. This article describes the early Universe cosmology of a minimal implementation of a composite inelastic dark matter model where the dark matter is a meson composed of a light and a heavy quark. The synthesis of the constituent quarks into dark hadrons results in several qualitatively different configurations of the resulting dark matter composition depending on the relative mass scales in the system.

Spier Moreira Alves, Daniele; Behbahani, Siavosh R.; /SLAC /Stanford U., ITP; Schuster, Philip; Wacker, Jay G.; /SLAC

2011-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

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TASI 2008 Lectures on Dark Matter  

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Based on lectures given at the 2008 Theoretical Advanced Study Institute (TASI), I review here some aspects of the phenomenology of particle dark matter, including the process of thermal freeze-out in the early universe, and the direct and indirect detection of WIMPs. I also describe some of the most popular particle candidates for dark matter and summarize the current status of the quest to discover dark matter's particle identity.

Hooper, Dan; /Fermilab /Chicago U., Astron. Astrophys. Ctr.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dark Matter Jets at the LHC  

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We argue that dark matter particles which have strong interactions with the Standard Model particles are not excluded by current astrophysical constraints. These dark matter particles have unique signatures at colliders; instead of missing energy, the dark matter particles produce jets. We propose a new search strategy for such strongly interacting particles by looking for a signal of two trackless jets. We show that suitable cuts can plausibly allow us to find these signals at the LHC even in early data.

Bai, Yang; /SLAC; Rajaraman, Arvind; /UC, Irvine

2012-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Snowmass CF1 Summary: WIMP Dark Matter Direct Detection  

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As part of the Snowmass process, the Cosmic Frontier WIMP Direct Detection subgroup (CF1) has drawn on input from the Cosmic Frontier and the broader Particle Physics community to produce this document. The charge to CF1 was (a) to summarize the current status and projected sensitivity of WIMP direct detection experiments worldwide, (b) motivate WIMP dark matter searches over a broad parameter space by examining a spectrum of WIMP models, (c) establish a community consensus on the type of experimental program required to explore that parameter space, and (d) identify the common infrastructure required to practically meet those goals.

P. Cushman; C. Galbiati; D. N. McKinsey; H. Robertson; T. M. P. Tait; D. Bauer; A. Borgland; B. Cabrera; F. Calaprice; J. Cooley; T. Empl; R. Essig; E. Figueroa-Feliciano; R. Gaitskell; S. Golwala; J. Hall; R. Hill; A. Hime; E. Hoppe; L. Hsu; E. Hungerford; R. Jacobsen; M. Kelsey; R. F. Lang; W. H. Lippincott; B. Loer; S. Luitz; V. Mandic; J. Mardon; J. Maricic; R. Maruyama; R. Mahapatra; H. Nelson; J. Orrell; K. Palladino; E. Pantic; R. Partridge; A. Ryd; T. Saab; B. Sadoulet; R. Schnee; W. Shepherd; A. Sonnenschein; P. Sorensen; M. Szydagis; T. Volansky; M. Witherell; D. Wright; K. Zurek

2013-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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PROBING DENSE NUCLEAR MATTER VIA NUCLEAR COLLISIONS  

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University of California. LBL-12095 Probing Dense NuclearMatter Nuclear Collisions* v~a H. Stocker, M.Gyulassy and J. Boguta Nuclear Science Division Lawrence

Stocker, H.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Phase-Coherent Amplification of Matter Waves  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... in optical pulsed-dye laser amplifiers that are not well aligned. ... Superradiance is based on matter-wave bosonic stimulation, and thus the probability ...

2010-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

184

THE ENERGY GAP IN NUCLEAR MATTER  

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energy gap for nuclear matter with a vieVi to gaining some ins ight into the possible results of extending the theory

Emery, V.J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Consistent matter couplings for Plebanski gravity  

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We develop a scheme for the minimal coupling of all standard types of tensor and spinor field matter to Plebanski gravity. This theory is a geometric reformulation of vacuum general relativity in terms of two-form frames and connection one-forms, and provides a covariant basis for various quantization approaches. Using the spinor formalism we prove the consistency of the newly proposed matter coupling by demonstrating the full equivalence of Plebanski gravity plus matter to Einstein-Cartan gravity. As a by-product we also show the consistency of some previous suggestions for matter actions.

Tennie, Felix; Wohlfarth, Mattias N. R. [Zentrum fuer Mathematische Physik und II. Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Universitaet Hamburg, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg (Germany)

2010-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Some Practical Applications of Dark Matter Research  

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Two practical spin-offs from the development of cryogenic dark matter detectors are presented. One in materials research, the other in biology.

Stodolsky, L

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Multiscale Materials Modeling of Condensed Matter - TMS  

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Nov 29, 2007 ... The following presentations from MMM 2007, the International Max-Planck Workshop on Multiscale Materials Modeling of Condensed Matter,...

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Course Overview Pump Systems Matter Optimization | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Course Overview Pump Systems Matter Optimization Attendees of the "Pump Systems Optimization" one-day course will gain valuable new skills to help them improve...

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Quantum Condensates in Nuclear Matter: Problems  

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In connection with the contribution "Quantum Condensates in Nuclear Matter" some problems are given to become more familiar with the techniques of many-particle physics.

G. Ropke; D. Zablocki

2010-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

190

Dark Energy and Dark Matter Models  

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We revisit the problems of dark energy and dark matter and several models designed to explain them, in the light of some latest findings.

Sidharth, Burra G

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Dark Energy and Dark Matter Models  

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We revisit the problems of dark energy and dark matter and several models designed to explain them, in the light of some latest findings.

Burra G. Sidharth

2013-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

192

Does Management Matter? Evidence from India  

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DOES MANAGEMENT MATTER? EVIDENCE FROM INDIA Nicholas Bloombadly managed? Our experiment does not directly answer thisworks, imagine a plant that does not record quality defects.

Bloom, Nicholas; Eifert, Benn; Mahajan, Aprajit; McKenzie, David; Roberts, John

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The XENON Dark Matter Search  

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The XENON experiment will search for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPS), a leading candidate for the dark matter content of the Universe. The XENON detector uses the simultaneous measurement of ionization and scintillation in liquid xenon to distinguish between nuclear recoils and background electronic interactions. Ionization electrons are extracted into the xenon vapor where they produce a large proportional scintillation signal in a grid assembly. Both prompt and proportional scintillation light are detected by PMT arrays on the top and bottom of the active liquid xenon volume. The distribution of proportional scintillation light in the top PMT array can be used to achieve xy position resolution, while the ionization drift time gives position resolution in the z direction. This allows the definition of a low-background fiducial volume. I describe the results of the R and D phase of this project before providing a status update on the XENON10 phase.

McKinsey, D. N. [Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 (United States)

2006-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Singlet-Doublet Dark Matter  

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In light of recent data from direct detection experiments and the Large Hadron Collider, we explore models of dark matter in which an SU(2){sub L} doublet is mixed with a Standard Model singlet. We impose a thermal history. If the new particles are fermions, this model is already constrained due to null results from XENON100. We comment on remaining regions of parameter space and assess prospects for future discovery. We do the same for the model where the new particles are scalars, which at present is less constrained. Much of the remaining parameter space for both models will be probed by the next generation of direct detection experiments. For the fermion model, DeepCore may also play an important role.

Cohen, Timothy; /SLAC /Michigan U., MCTP; Kearney, John; Pierce, Aaron; /Michigan U., MCTP; Tucker-Smith, David; /Williams Coll.

2012-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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TBU-0010 - In the Matter of Henry T. Greene | Department of Energy  

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10 - In the Matter of Henry T. Greene 10 - In the Matter of Henry T. Greene TBU-0010 - In the Matter of Henry T. Greene Henry T. Greene, a former employee of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and a present employee of Bechtel SAIC Company LLC (BSC), both Department of Energy (DOE) contractors, appeals the dismissal of the whistleblower complaint against BSC he filed under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. SAIC and BSC are both contractors for the Department of Energy at the Yucca Mountain Project Site. On January 13, 2003, the Deputy Director of DOE's Office of Repository Development (ORD) dismissed Greene's complaint against BSC. As explained below, I reverse the dismissal of the subject complaint, and remand the matter to ORD for further processing.

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WBJ-12-0001 - In the Matter of John Robertson | Department of Energy  

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WBJ-12-0001 - In the Matter of John Robertson WBJ-12-0001 - In the Matter of John Robertson WBJ-12-0001 - In the Matter of John Robertson On September 12, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Protective Order in a case involving a Complaint of Retaliation filed by John Robertson against KQ Services under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. During the process of pre-hearing discovery in the matter, counsel for KQ Services requested that the DOE Savannah River Operations Office (DOE-SR) Employee Concerns Program, produce certain documents in its possession. On September 12, 2012, DOE-SR submitted a Stipulated Protective Order to which DOE-SR, Mr. Robertson, and counsel for KQ Services agreed to be bound. The Order states, inter alia, that the names or any other identifying

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TBZ-0083 - In the Matter of James J. Myers | Department of Energy  

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3 - In the Matter of James J. Myers 3 - In the Matter of James J. Myers TBZ-0083 - In the Matter of James J. Myers This Decision will consider a Motion for Summary Judgment which relates to a pending complaint filed by Mr. James J. Myers (hereinafter referred to as "Mr. Myers" or "the Complainant") on August 11, 2008, against his former employer, ENVIRO AgScience (hereinafter referred to as "EAS"), a subcontractor at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina, under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program regulations found at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. See Report of Investigation, OHA Case No. TBI-0083 (2009). 1/ EAS seeks dismissal of Mr. Myers' complaint. tbz0083.pdf More Documents & Publications TBZ-0104 In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson

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VWZ-0008 - In the Matter of EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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VWZ-0008 - In the Matter of EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. VWZ-0008 - In the Matter of EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. VWZ-0008 - In the Matter of EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. This decision will consider a Motion for Partial Dismissal and Limitation on Scope of Complainant's Claims filed by EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. (EG&G) on June 13, 1997. In its motion, EG&G seeks partial dismissal of the underlying complaint and hearing request filed by Arthur Murfin (Murfin) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Murfin's request for a hearing under 10 C.F.R. § 708.9 was filed on January 27, 1997, and it has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0016. vwz0008.pdf More Documents & Publications LWA-0010 - In the Matter of Howard W. Spaletta

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TBU-0007 - In the Matter of Gary Vander Boegh | Department of Energy  

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07 - In the Matter of Gary Vander Boegh 07 - In the Matter of Gary Vander Boegh TBU-0007 - In the Matter of Gary Vander Boegh Gary Vander Boegh (the Complainant), an employee of WESKEM LLC (WESKEM), appeals the dismissal of his complaint of retaliation filed under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program. WESKEM is a subcontractor of Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC (BJC), the management and integration contractor for the C-746-U Landfill at the DOE's Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant located in Paducah, Kentucky. On April 21, 2003, the Manager of Diversity Programs and Employee Concerns (Manager) at the DOE Oak Ridge Operations Office (DOE/OR) dismissed the Vander Boegh complaint. As explained below, I reverse the dismissal of the complaint and remand the matter to the Manager for further processing.

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VWC-0002 - In the Matter of Daniel L. Holsinger | Department of Energy  

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2 - In the Matter of Daniel L. Holsinger 2 - In the Matter of Daniel L. Holsinger VWC-0002 - In the Matter of Daniel L. Holsinger This case involves a complaint filed by Daniel Holsinger (Holsinger) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The matter comes before me pursuant to a decision by the Deputy Secretary of Energy. In a December 17, 1996 Decision Reversing and Remanding Initial Agency Decision, the Deputy Secretary instructed the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) to conduct a full assessment of the equities involved concerning the reinstatement of Holsinger to a position of security guard at the DOE Federal Energy Technology Center (FETC), located in Morgantown, West Virginia. (1) Following that directive, I have held a hearing to take evidence and have considered the issues raised by

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VWA-0012 - In the Matter of Ronny J. Escamilla | Department of Energy  

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In the Matter of Ronny J. Escamilla In the Matter of Ronny J. Escamilla VWA-0012 - In the Matter of Ronny J. Escamilla This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Ronny J. Escamilla (Escamilla) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. For a three-month period in 1993, Escamilla was employed by Systems Engineering & Management Associates, Inc. (SEMA), a DOE subcontractor, at DOE's Rocky Flats Plant (Rocky Flats). During his brief tenure at SEMA, Escamilla alleges that he made disclosures of waste and mismanagement to various managers at Rocky Flats. Escamilla contends that these disclosures resulted in his being harassed in the workplace and ultimately terminated. vwa0012.pdf More Documents & Publications VWA-0012 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Ronny J. Escamilla

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VWZ-0009 - In the Matter of Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. |  

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VWZ-0009 - In the Matter of Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. VWZ-0009 - In the Matter of Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. VWZ-0009 - In the Matter of Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. This decision will consider a "Motion to Strike Alleged Disclosures from Consideration" Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (LMES) filed on March 8, 1999. In its Motion, LMES objects to the consideration of a number of alleged disclosures contained in a Complaint filed by Linda D. Gass under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Ms. Gass requested a hearing on her Complaint under 10 C.F.R. § 708.9 on January 12, 1999, and it has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0028. vwz0009.pdf More Documents & Publications VWR-0003 - In the Matter of Linda D. Gass

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VWA-0018 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller |  

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Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Thomas T. Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller VWA-0018 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller This is a request for review by complainant Thomas T. Tiller of an Initial Agency Decision, issued by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA), denying the two reprisal complaints that he filed pursuant to 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the regulation establishing the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. Mr. Tiller was employed by Wackenhut Services, Inc. (Wackenhut), a DOE contractor that provides paramilitary security support services at DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. Deputy Secretary Decision Affirming VWA-0018 Decision and Order More Documents & Publications OHA Whistleblower Cases Archive File VWA-0018 - In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller

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TBU-0002 - In the Matter of Mark J. Chugg | Department of Energy  

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02 - In the Matter of Mark J. Chugg 02 - In the Matter of Mark J. Chugg TBU-0002 - In the Matter of Mark J. Chugg Mark J. Chugg, a former employee of Bechtel BWXT Idaho (BWXT), a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor, appeals the dismissal of his whistleblower complaint filed under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. BWXT is the Management and Operating contractor for the Department of Energy at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). On September 30, 2002, the Employee Concerns Program Manager at the DOE's Idaho Operations Office (DOE/ID) dismissed Mr. Chugg's complaint. As explained below, I reverse the dismissal of the subject complaint, and remand the matter to DOE/ID for further processing. tbu0002.pdf More Documents & Publications

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VWA-0018 - In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller VWA-0018 - In the Matter of Thomas T. Tiller This Decision concerns two whistleblower complaints filed by Thomas T. Tiller (Tiller) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. At all times relevant to this proceeding, Tiller was employed by Wackenhut Services, Incorporated (Wackenhut), a DOE contractor that provides paramilitary security support services at the DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. Tiller contends in his first complaint that Wackenhut demoted him after he alleged that a senior level manager at Wackenhut had engaged in unethical and possible criminal conduct. In his second complaint, Tiller charges that Wackenhut retaliated against him after learning he had filed a Part 708

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TBH-0057 - In the Matter of Frederick L. Higgs | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

57 - In the Matter of Frederick L. Higgs 57 - In the Matter of Frederick L. Higgs TBH-0057 - In the Matter of Frederick L. Higgs This Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint that Frederick L. Higgs (the complainant) filed under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, against his former employer, Texas Environmental Plastics, Ltd. (TEP), a DOE subcontractor at the DOE's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina.1 The complainant contends that he made a number of disclosures that are protected under Part 708, and that TEP retaliated against him for making those disclosures by terminating his employment. As relief from this alleged reprisal, the complainant seeks back pay and additional monetary compensation as well as reinstatement as a TEP employee in the position of "key" employee, a

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VEA-0009 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

09 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. 09 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. VEA-0009 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Appeal filed by American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) from a determination issued on July 7, 1998, by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) of the Department of Energy (DOE), under provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 490 (Alternative Fuel Transportation Program). In its determination, EE substantially denied a request filed by AEP for an exemption from the firm's 1998 Model Year (MY) alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) purchase requirements under the Part 490 program. If the present Appeal were granted, AEP would be exempted from its 1998 MY purchase requirements, as initially requested by the firm. As

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FIA-13-0016 - In the Matter of Newport Partners, LLC | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Newport Partners, LLC 6 - In the Matter of Newport Partners, LLC FIA-13-0016 - In the Matter of Newport Partners, LLC On April 2, 2013, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision denying an appeal (Appeal) from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the Golden Field Office. The Appellant appealed the GFO's decision to withhold portions of the released documents pursuant to Exemptions 4 and 5. The OHA reviewed the document and determined that the evaluator's comments concerning the weaknesses and strengths of proposals were protected from release under the deliberative process privilege under Exemption 5. However, the OHA concluded that the GFO did not explain why it had to redact the criterion listed for each proposal. Thus, the OHA denied in part and remanded in part the Appeal.

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TBH-0104 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

104 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson 104 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson TBH-0104 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson This Initial Agency Decision involves a Complaint of Retaliation filed by Hansford F. Johnson against B&W Pantex LLC (B&W) under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The complainant was an employee of B&W, the firm employed by DOE to manage and operate the Pantex Plant, where he was employed as a Program Manager, working as the plant energy manager until he retired on March 24, 2010. Mr. Johnson characterizes his retirement as a constructive discharge, alleging that he suffered harassment from his supervisor in the months preceding his retirement, and that this was in retaliation for activity protected under Part 708. For the reasons set

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LWX-0014 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri 4 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri LWX-0014 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri This Decision supplements an Initial Agency Decision, dated December 16, 1993, issued by the undersigned Hearing Officer of the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy in a case involving a "whistleblower" complaint filed by Ronald A. Sorri (Sorri) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. See Ronald A. Sorri, 23 DOE & 87,503 (1993) (Sorri). In the December 16 Decision, I found that Sorri had proven by a preponderance of the evidence that he engaged in activities protected under Part 708 and that these activities were a contributing factor in the decision by Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) and L&M Technologies, Inc. (L&M) to

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VBA-0041 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBA-0041 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord VBA-0041 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord VBA-0041 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on November 4, 1999, involving a complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Gretencord claims that West Valley Nuclear Services, Inc.(West Valley), a DOE contractor, terminated his employment in retaliation for his making disclosures that are protected under Part 708. In the IAD, however, the Hearing Officer determined that West Valley had shown that it would have terminated the complainant for his aggressive and anti-social behavior even in the absence of the protected disclosures. As set forth in this

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VBA-0055 - In the Matter of Lucy Smith | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBA-0055 - In the Matter of Lucy Smith VBA-0055 - In the Matter of Lucy Smith VBA-0055 - In the Matter of Lucy Smith This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on July 11, 2000, involving a Complaint filed by Lucy Smith (Smith or the Complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her Complaint, Smith claims that her former employer, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC), a DOE contractor, terminated her employment during a reduction in force (RIF), and then failed to rehire her, in retaliation for making disclosures that are protected under Part 708. In the IAD, however, the Hearing Officer determined that WSRC had shown that it would have terminated the Complainant in the RIF, even in the absence of the protected

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TBH-0104 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson 4 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson TBH-0104 - In the Matter of Hansford F. Johnson This Initial Agency Decision involves a Complaint of Retaliation filed by Hansford F. Johnson against B&W Pantex LLC (B&W) under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The complainant was an employee of B&W, the firm employed by DOE to manage and operate the Pantex Plant, where he was employed as a Program Manager, working as the plant energy manager until he retired on March 24, 2010. Mr. Johnson characterizes his retirement as a constructive discharge, alleging that he suffered harassment from his supervisor in the months preceding his retirement, and that this was in retaliation for activity protected under Part 708. For the reasons set

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VBB-0041 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord 1 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord VBB-0041 - In the Matter of John L. Gretencord This letter concerns the complaint of reprisal that you submitted to the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued to you on March 13, 2000. The Part 708 regulations applicable to the petition provide that the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals only under extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.35(d). After fully evaluating all the issues that you raised in your filing dated April 27, 2000, I have determined that you have not shown that extraordinary circumstances warranting Secretarial review exist in this case. No modification to the appeal decision by the OHA Director is

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VBB-0038 - In the Matter of Ann Johndro-Collins | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Ann Johndro-Collins 8 - In the Matter of Ann Johndro-Collins VBB-0038 - In the Matter of Ann Johndro-Collins This letter concerns the complaint of reprisal that you submitted to the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued to you on March 28, 2000. The Part 708 regulations applicable to the petition provide that the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals only under extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.35(d). After fully evaluating all the issues that you raised in your filing dated May 16, 2000, I have determined that you have not shown that extraordinary circumstances warranting Secretarial review exist in this case. No modification to the appeal decision by the OHA Director is

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VBB-0005 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

05 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer 05 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer VBB-0005 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer This letter concerns the complaint of reprisal that you submitted to the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued to you on July 24, 2000. The Part 708 regulations applicable to the petition provide that the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals only under extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.35(d). After fully evaluating all the issues that you raised in your filing dated September 8, 2000, I have determined that you have not shown that extraordinary circumstances warranting Secretarial review exist in this case. No modification to the appeal decision by the OHA Director is

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VBB-0033 - In the Matter of Gregory Kellam Scott, Esq. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of Gregory Kellam Scott, Esq. 3 - In the Matter of Gregory Kellam Scott, Esq. VBB-0033 - In the Matter of Gregory Kellam Scott, Esq. This letter concerns the complaint of reprisal that Ms. Barbara L. Nabb submitted to the D~partment of Energy under 10 C.P.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued to you on April 5, 2000. The Part 708 regulations applicable to the petition provide that the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals only under extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.P.R. § 708.35(d). After fully evaluating all the issues that you raised in your filings dated on July 3, 2000 and August 24, 2000, I have determined that you have not shown that extraordinary circumstances warranting Secretarial review exist in this case. No

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VWA-0024 - In the Matter of Russell P. Marler, Sr. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VWA-0024 - In the Matter of Russell P. Marler, Sr. VWA-0024 - In the Matter of Russell P. Marler, Sr. VWA-0024 - In the Matter of Russell P. Marler, Sr. This Decision involves a complaint filed by Russell P. Marler, Sr. (Marler or "the complainant") under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Marler is a former employee of a DOE contractor, DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations Company (DM), and alleges in his complaint that certain reprisals were taken against him by DM, including a poor performance evaluation and selection for termination under a Reduction-in-Force (RIF), as a result of his participating in an act protected under Part 708. More specifically, Marler alleges that these adverse personnel actions were improperly taken

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VBB-0010 - In the Matter of David D. Powell, Jr. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBB-0010 - In the Matter of David D. Powell, Jr. VBB-0010 - In the Matter of David D. Powell, Jr. VBB-0010 - In the Matter of David D. Powell, Jr. This letter concerns the complaint of reprisal submitted by Dr. Jagdish Laul to the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued in that case on March 9, 2001. You submitte~ a Statement of Issues to be reviewed (Statement) on June 11, 2001. On July 10, 2001, Ms. Alene Anderson submitted a Response to your Statement on behalf of Dr. Laul. The Part 708 regulations applicable to the petition provide that the Secretary will reverse or revise an appeal decision by the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals only under extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.35(d). As discusoed below, you have not shown that extraordinary

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VBA-0005 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBA-0005 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer VBA-0005 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer VBA-0005 - In the Matter of Thomas Dwyer This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on May 2, 2000, involving a complaint filed by Thomas Dwyer (Dwyer or the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Dwyer claims that Fluor Daniel Fernald (FDF), a DOE contractor, suspended and then terminated his employment in retaliation for his making disclosures that are protected under Part 708. In the IAD, however, the Hearing Officer determined that FDF had shown that it would have terminated the complainant for his misconduct, even in the absence of the protected disclosures. As set forth in this decision, I have determined that Dwyer's Appeal must be

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VWZ-0011 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. 1 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. VWZ-0011 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. This decision considers a "Motion to Dismiss" filed by West Valley Nuclear Services, Inc. (West Valley) on May 18, 1999. In its Motion, West Valley seeks the partial dismissal of a Complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Gretencord requested a hearing on his Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 on March 19, 1999, and it has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0033. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VWZ-0011. vwz0011.pdf More Documents & Publications

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VWA-0036 - In the Matter of Robert Gardner | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

36 - In the Matter of Robert Gardner 36 - In the Matter of Robert Gardner VWA-0036 - In the Matter of Robert Gardner This Decision involves a complaint filed by Robert Gardner (Gardner or "Complainant") under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Gardner is a former employee of a DOE contractor, Rust GeoTech (Rust). He alleges that certain reprisals were taken against him by Rust, including denial of a merit pay increase in 1996 and interference with his prospects for future employment in retaliation for his protected disclosures to DOE management and public officials. On the basis of the hearing that was conducted and the record before me, I have concluded that Gardner is not entitled to relief under 10 C.F.R. Part 708.

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WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson WBH-12-0002 - In the Matter of John Robertson On January 8, 2013, a Hearing Officer issued an Initial Agency Decision involving a complaint filed by John Robertson against KQ Services (KQ) under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Mr. Robertson alleged the he was terminated in retaliation for activity protected under Part 708. The complainant alleged that he made two disclosures pertaining to the condition of a lift gate on a KQ truck, and a third disclosure, reporting that a filing cabinet had fallen off the same lift gate. The Hearing Officer found, with regard to the first alleged disclosure, that the complaint reported information to supervisor that the

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VBB-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

21 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger 21 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger VBB-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger This letter concerns the complaint of reprisal that you submitted to the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. You have filed a petition for Secretarial review of the appeal decision issued to you by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on June 27, 2000. The Part 708 regulations applicable to the petition provide that the Secretary will reverse or revise the OHA appeal decision only under extraordinary circumstances. 10 C.F.R. § 708.35(d). After fully evaluating all the issues that you raised in your filings in this case, I have determined that you have not shown that extraordinary circumstances warranting Secretarial review exist in this case. No modification to the OHA appeal decision is therefore

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VWZ-0010 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VWZ-0010 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. VWZ-0010 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. VWZ-0010 - In the Matter of West Valley Nuclear Services Co., Inc. This decision considers a "Motion to Dismiss" filed by West Valley Nuclear Services, Inc. (West Valley) on April 27, 1999. In its Motion, West Valley seeks the dismissal of a Complaint filed by John L. Gretencord (Gretencord) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, which is codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Gretencord requested a hearing on his Complaint under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 on March 19, 1999, and it has been assigned Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Case No. VWA-0033. The present Motion has been assigned Case No. VWZ-0010. vwz0010.pdf More Documents & Publications

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VWZ-0007 - In the Matter of META, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of META, Inc. 7 - In the Matter of META, Inc. VWZ-0007 - In the Matter of META, Inc. This determination will consider a Motion to Dismiss filed by Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. (META) on October 4, 1996. In its Motion, META seeks the dismissal of the underlying complaint and hearing request filed by C. Lawrence Cornett (Cornett) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employment Program 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Beginning in 1991, DOE entered into the first of three contracts with META to obtain its services to help DOE produce a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). Mr. Cornett's Part 708 complaint arises from his employment with META on the PEIS and alleges that because of disclosures he made regarding the PEIS's deficiencies in risk assessment methodologies he experienced various

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WBH-12-0005 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick 5 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick WBH-12-0005 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick On July, 29, 2013, A Hearing Officer issued an Initial Agency Decision involving a complaint filed by Jeffrey S. Derrick (Derrick) against Shaw AREVA MOX Services, LLC (MOX Services) under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program and its governing regulations set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Derrick alleged that he was terminated in retaliation for activity protected under Part 708. Derrick alleged that he made protected disclosures in four E-mails regarding the installation of pipe supports and pipes in the MOX Facility at the DOE's Savannah River site. The Hearing Officer found that Derrick had not proven by a preponderance of the evidence that any of his disclosures sought to reveal

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WBZ-12-0005 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

WBZ-12-0005 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick WBZ-12-0005 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick WBZ-12-0005 - In the Matter of Jeffrey S. Derrick On October 2, 2012, a Hearing Officer issued an Interlocutory Order denying a Motion to Dismiss filed by Shaw AREVA MOX Services, LLC (Shaw), regarding a complaint submitted by Jeffrey S. Derrick under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Shaw alleged that Derrick's Part 708 complaint should be dismissed because Shaw management had prior knowledge of Derrick's disclosures concerning pipe installation at the DOE's Mixed Oxide Fabrication Facility in Savannah River. The Hearing Officer determined that Derrick's disclosures, for the pupose of deciding the Motion, were not identical to the issues raised in a prior NNSA Report which had been issued

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Abstract: Tracking and Visualizing Evolution of the Universe: In Situ Parallel Dark Matter Halo Merger Trees  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a framework to study the behavior and properties of cosmological structures called dark matter halos. As part of the framework, we build an evolution history, called halo merger trees, which follows the evolution of the halos over time. The ... Keywords: parallel programming, distributed systems, feature tracking, merger tree

Jay Takle, Katrin Heitmann, Tom Peterka, Deborah Silver, George Zagaris, Salman Habib

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chiral thermodynamics of dense hadronic matter  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We discuss phases of hot and dense hadronic matter using chiral Lagrangians. A two-flavored parity doublet model constrained by the nuclear matter ground state predicts chiral symmetry restoration. The model thermodynamics is shown within the mean-field approximation. A field-theoretical constraint on possible phases from the anomaly matching is also discussed.

Sasaki, C., E-mail: sasaki@fias.uni-frankfurt.de [Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (Germany)

2012-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced particulate matter control apparatus and methods  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Apparatus and methods for collection and removal of particulate matter, including fine particulate matter, from a gas stream, comprising a unique combination of high collection efficiency and ultralow pressure drop across the filter. The apparatus and method utilize simultaneous electrostatic precipitation and membrane filtration of a particular pore size, wherein electrostatic collection and filtration occur on the same surface.

Miller, Stanley J. (Grand Forks, ND); Zhuang, Ye (Grand Forks, ND); Almlie, Jay C. (East Grand Forks, MN)

2012-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Biology and Soft Matter | Neutron Sciences | ORNL  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Biology and Soft Matter Biology and Soft Matter SHARE Biology and Soft Matter This is a time of unprecedented opportunity for using neutrons in biological and soft matter research. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has invested in two forefront neutron user facilities, the accelerator-based Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) and the reactor-based High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Researchers have access to new instrumentation on some of the world's most intense neutron beam lines for studying the structure, function, and dynamics of complex systems. We anticipate that soft matter and biological sciences of tomorrow will require understanding, predicting, and manipulating complex systems to produce the new materials and products required to meet our nation's

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Dark matter chaos in the Solar System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the capture of galactic dark matter particles in the Solar System produced by rotation of Jupiter. It is shown that the capture cross section is much larger than the area of Jupiter orbit being inversely diverging at small particle energy. We show that the dynamics of captured particles is chaotic and is well described by a simple symplectic dark map. This dark map description allows to simulate the scattering and dynamics of $10^{14}$ dark matter particles during the life time of the Solar System and to determine dark matter density profile as a function of distance from the Sun. The mass of captured dark matter in the radius of Neptune orbit is estimated to be $2 \\cdot 10^{15} g$. The radial density of captured dark matter is found to be approximately constant behind Jupiter orbit being similar to the density profile found in galaxies.

J. Lages; D. L. Shepelyansky

2012-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Dark Matter Studies Entrain Nuclear Physics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We review theoretically well-motivated dark-matter candidates, and pathways to their discovery, in the light of recent results from collider physics, astrophysics, and cosmology. Taken in aggregate, these encourage broader thinking in regards to possible dark-matter candidates --- dark-matter need not be made of "WIMPs," i.e., elementary particles with weak-scale masses and interactions. Facilities dedicated to nuclear physics are well-poised to investigate certain non-WIMP models. In parallel to this, developments in observational cosmology permit probes of the relativistic energy density at early epochs and thus provide new ways to constrain dark-matter models, provided nuclear physics inputs are sufficiently well-known. The emerging confluence of accelerator, astrophysical, and cosmological constraints permit searches for dark-matter candidates in a greater range of masses and interaction strengths than heretofore possible.

Susan Gardner; George Fuller

2013-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Does It Matter Who Scouts?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Scouting is the most widely used integrated pest management (IPM) technique. It has been argued that only independent crop consultants provide unbiased scouting information. In contrast, chemical dealers inflate scouting reports and/or reduce economic thresholds in order to increase pesticide sales while farmers may use excessively low treatment thresholds due to risk aversion and/or overestimation of pest pressure.. Since the majority of scouting is done by farmers and chemical dealer employees, it follows that scouting may not be a very effective means of reducing reliance on chemical pesticides. This study applies an implicit demand formulation of the Lichtenberg-Zilberman damage abatement model to data from a survey of Maryland field crop growers to examine differences in pesticide demand between growers using scouts trained and supervised by extension and those using chemical dealer employees or scouting themselves. Our results give partial support to those skeptical of the quality of scouting by farmers themselves and by consultants working for chemical dealers. We found that soybean growers using extension trained scouts had significantly lower pesticide demand than those using chemical dealer employees or scouting themselves. However, we found no significant differences in the pesticide demands for alfalfa, corn, and small grains. Since soybeans in Maryland are substantially more pesticide-intensive than corn, alfalfa, or small grains, these results suggest that it does matter who scouts when there is scope for substantial savings in pesticides.

Erik Lichtenberg; Ayesha Velderman Berlind

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SOLAR CONSTRAINTS ON ASYMMETRIC DARK MATTER  

SciTech Connect

The dark matter content of the universe is likely to be a mixture of matter and antimatter, perhaps comparable to the measured asymmetric mixture of baryons and antibaryons. During the early stages of the universe, the dark matter particles are produced in a process similar to baryogenesis, and dark matter freezeout depends on the dark matter asymmetry and the annihilation cross section (s-wave and p-wave annihilation channels) of particles and antiparticles. In these {eta}-parameterized asymmetric dark matter ({eta}ADM) models, the dark matter particles have an annihilation cross section close to the weak interaction cross section, and a value of dark matter asymmetry {eta} close to the baryon asymmetry {eta}{sub B}. Furthermore, we assume that dark matter scattering of baryons, namely, the spin-independent scattering cross section, is of the same order as the range of values suggested by several theoretical particle physics models used to explain the current unexplained events reported in the DAMA/LIBRA, CoGeNT, and CRESST experiments. Here, we constrain {eta}ADM by investigating the impact of such a type of dark matter on the evolution of the Sun, namely, the flux of solar neutrinos and helioseismology. We find that dark matter particles with a mass smaller than 15 GeV, a spin-independent scattering cross section on baryons of the order of a picobarn, and an {eta}-asymmetry with a value in the interval 10{sup -12}-10{sup -10}, would induce a change in solar neutrino fluxes in disagreement with current neutrino flux measurements. This result is also confirmed by helioseismology data. A natural consequence of this model is suppressed annihilation, thereby reducing the tension between indirect and direct dark matter detection experiments, but the model also allows a greatly enhanced annihilation cross section. All the cosmological {eta}ADM scenarios that we discuss have a relic dark matter density {Omega}h {sup 2} and baryon asymmetry {eta}{sub B} in agreement with the current WMAP measured values, {Omega}{sub DM} h {sup 2} = 0.1109 {+-} 0.0056 and {eta}{sub B} = 0.88 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -10}.

Lopes, Ilidio [Centro Multidisciplinar de Astrofisica, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa (Portugal); Silk, Joseph, E-mail: ilidio.lopes@ist.utl.pt, E-mail: silk@astro.ox.ac.uk [Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, F-75014 Paris (France)

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dark Matter in the Private Higgs Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The extremely large hierarchy observed in the fermion mass spectrum remains as one of the most puzzling and unresolved issues in particle physics. In a recent proposal, however, it was demonstrated that by introducing one Higgs doublet (or Private Higgs) per fermion this hierarchy could be made natural by making the Yukawa couplings between each fermion and its respective Higgs boson of order unity. Among the interesting predictions of the Private Higgs scenario is a variety of scalars which could be probed at future collider experiments and a possible dark matter candidate. In this paper, we study in some detail the dark matter sector of the Private Higgs model. We first calculate the annihilation cross sections of dark matter in this model and find that one can easily account for the observed density of dark matter in the Universe with relatively natural values of the model's parameters. Finally, we investigate the possibility of detecting Private Higgs dark matter indirectly via the observation of anomalous gamma rays originating from the galactic halo. We show that a substantial flux of photons can be produced from the annihilation of Private Higgs dark matter such that, if there is considerable clumping of dark matter in the galactic halo, the flux of these gamma rays could be observed by ground-based telescope arrays such as VERITAS and HESS.

C. B. Jackson

2008-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

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VBR-0002 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Savannah River Company...  

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to the Complainant. vbr0002.pdf More Documents & Publications VBH-0002 - In the Matter of Don W. Beckwith VWD-0006 - In the Matter of Lucy B. Smith VBH-0056 - In the Matter of Jean...

239

BABAR Constrains Dark-Matter Photon and Higgs  

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Constrains Dark-Matter Photon and Higgs The majority of matter in the universe is "dark matter" that does not interact with light. Since it cannot be seen directly, its existence...

240

TBH-0075 - In the Matter of Richard L. Rieckenberg | Department...  

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More Documents & Publications TBD-0073 - In the Matter of Richard L. Rieckenberg TBD-0075 -In the Matter of Jonathan Strausbaugh TBH-0057 - In the Matter of Frederick L. Higgs...

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Visible and dark matter in M 31 - II. A dynamical model and dark matter density distribution  

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In the present paper we derive the density distribution of dark matter (DM) in a well-observed nearby disc galaxy, the Andromeda galaxy. From photometrical and chemical evolution models constructed in the first part of the study (Tamm, Tempel & Tenjes 2007 (arXiv:0707.4375), hereafter Paper I) we can calculate the mass distribution of visible components. In the dynamical model we calculate stellar rotation velocities along the major axis and velocity dispersions along the major, minor and intermediate axes of the galaxy. Comparing the calculated values with the collected observational data, we find the amount of DM, which must be added to reach an agreement with the observed rotation and dispersion data. We conclude that within the uncertainties, the DM distributions by Moore, Burkert, isothermal, Navarro, Frenk & White (NFW) and Navarro et al. 2004 (N04) fit with observations. The NFW and N04 density distributions give the best fit with observations. The total mass of M 31 with the NFW DM distributio...

Tempel, Elmo; Tenjes, Peeter

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Part 4: Special Circumstances | Department of Energy  

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4: Special Circumstances 4: Special Circumstances Part 4: Special Circumstances Question: What is the relationship between removal actions and compliance with NEPA? Answer: The Secretarial Policy Statement on the National Environmental Policy Act (June 1994) specifies that "DOE CERCLA documents will incorporate NEPA values, such as analysis of cumulative, off-site, ecological, and socioeconomic impacts, to the extent practicable." The Statement maintains that "DOE may choose, after consultation with stakeholders and as a matter of policy, to integrate the NEPA and CERCLA processes for specific proposed actions." NEPA requirements and DOE regulations for compliance with NEPA (10 CFR Part 1021), must be satisfied, as applicable, consistent with the Secretarial Policy Statement. In most

243

NIST Part 2.pmd  

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... 14 Spin Echo Spectrometer offering neV energy resolution, based upon Jlich design, sponsored by NIST, Jlich and ExxonMobil part of CHRNS ...

2003-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

244

Direct Majorana quasiparticles heat capacity observation by $^3$He Dark Matter detector  

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The Majorana fermion: fermion that is its own antiparticle, was predicted by Majorana in 1937. No fundamental particles are known to be Majorana fermions, although there are speculations that the neutrino is one. Many proposed theories assumes that the mysterious 'dark matter', which forms the greatest part of the universe, is composed of Majorana fermions. Even Majorana does not yet observed as a stable particle, its can be also exist as a quasiparticle in the edge of topological isolators. Here we reports the Dark Matter bolometer time constant deviation which is the result of additional Majorana heat capacity.

Yury Bunkov

2013-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

245

Off-Shell Behavior of Nucleon Self-Energy in Asymmetric Nuclear Matter  

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The off-shell behavior of the nucleon self-energy in isospin asymmetric nuclear matter is investigated within the framework of relativistic Dirac-Brueckner-Hartree-Fock approach based on projection techniques. The dependence of the Dirac components of the self-energy on momentum as well as energy is evaluated for symmetric as well as asymmetric nuclear matter. Special attention is paid to the various contributions to the momentum dependence of the real and imaginary part of the optical potential. The consequences to the different definitions of the effective nucleon mass and particle spectral functions are discussed.

E. N. E. van Dalen; H. Mther

2010-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

246

Emission factors for ammonia and particulate matter from broiler Houses  

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Total suspended particulate (TSP) concentrations, ammonia (NH?) concentrations, and ventilation rates were measured in four commercial, tunnel ventilated broiler houses in June through December of 2000 in Brazos County, Texas. Particle size distributions were developed from TSP samplers collected and used to determine the mass fraction of PM?? in the TSP samples collected. Concentrations of TSP and ammonia measured were multiplied by the ventilation rates measured to obtain emission factors for PM?? and ammonia from tunnel ventilated commercial broiler houses. TSP and NH? concentrations ranged from 7,387 to 11,387 []g/m and 2.02 to 45 ppm, respectively. Ammonia concentration exhibited a correlation with the age of the birds. Mass median diameters (MMD) found using particle size analysis with a Coulter Counter Multisizer were between 24.0 and 26.7 mm aerodynamic equivalent diameter. MMD increased with bird age. The mass fraction of PM?? in the TSP samples was between 2.72% and 8.40% with a mean of 5.94%. Ventilation rates were measured between 0.58 and 89 m/s. Ammonia emission rates varied from 38 to 2105 g/hr. TSP emission rates and PM?? emission rates ranged from 7.0 to 1673 g/hr 0.58 to 99 g/hr respectively. Emission rates for ammonia and particulate matter increased with the age of the birds. Error and sensitivity analysis was conducted using Monte Carlo simulation for the calculation of emission rates. Error for ammonia emission rates was 99 g/hr during tunnel ventilation and 6 g/hr during sidewall ventilation. Error for TSP emission rates was 79 g/hr and 11 g/hr for tunnel and sidewall ventilation respectively. Sensitivity analysis showed that ventilation rate measurements and measurement of ammonia concentration had the most effect on the emission rates. Emission factors of NH? and PM?? estimated for these buildings were 1.32 0.472 g/bird and 22.8 9.28 g/bird, respectively. These emission factors take into account the variation of PM?? and NH? concentrations and ventilation rates with the age of the birds.

Redwine, Jarah Suzanne

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Warm Dense Matter  

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Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Warm Dense Matter Print Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Warm Dense Matter Print Being neither solid, liquid, gas, nor plasma, warm dense matter (WDM) occupies a no man's land in the map of material phases. Its temperature can range between that of planetary cores (tens of thousands K) to that of stellar cores (hundreds of thousands K). Not only is it prevalent throughout the universe, it is relevant to inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and material performance under extreme conditions. However, because of its extreme temperatures and pressures, WDM tends to be drastically transient and thus difficult to study in the laboratory. Now, researchers have set up ultrafast x-ray absorption spectroscopy at the ALS to measure the electronic structure of WDMs, demonstrating that fast-changing electron temperatures of matter under extreme conditions can be determined with picosecond resolution.

248

BNL | QCD Matter, Big Bang Physics  

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QCD Matter QCD Matter image Physicist Paul Sorensen next to the STAR detector at Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider Exploring Matter at the Dawn of Time Brookhaven Lab leads the world in exploring how the matter that makes up atomic nuclei behaved just after the Big Bang. At that time, more than 13 billion years ago, there were no protons and neutrons-just a sea of "free" quarks and gluons, fundamental particles whose interactions are governed by nature's strongest force and described by the theory of quantum chromodynamics (QCD). More than 1,000 scientists from around the nation and the world come to Brookhaven to recreate this "quark-gluon plasma" by accelerating heavy ions (atoms stripped of their electrons) to nearly the speed of light and smashing them together at the Lab's

249

Energy Matters Mailbag | Department of Energy  

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Energy Matters Mailbag Energy Matters Mailbag Energy Matters Mailbag July 8, 2011 - 6:21pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Editor's Note: Want to know more about Energy? Whether your seeking tips for saving money, insight on a scientific concept or more details on our policies we invite you to submit your questions via e-mail, Facebook or Twitter for possible inclusion in future editions of our mailbag series. During last week's edition of Energy Matters, Dr. Arun Majumdar discussed what we as a Department are doing to help diversify our energy portfolio, foster new technologies and break our reliance on foreign oil. He also responded to a variety of questions on the subject submitted via e-mail and by our followers on Facebook and Twitter.

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Energy Matters Mailbag | Department of Energy  

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Matters Mailbag Matters Mailbag Energy Matters Mailbag July 8, 2011 - 6:21pm Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Editor's Note: Want to know more about Energy? Whether your seeking tips for saving money, insight on a scientific concept or more details on our policies we invite you to submit your questions via e-mail, Facebook or Twitter for possible inclusion in future editions of our mailbag series. During last week's edition of Energy Matters, Dr. Arun Majumdar discussed what we as a Department are doing to help diversify our energy portfolio, foster new technologies and break our reliance on foreign oil. He also responded to a variety of questions on the subject submitted via e-mail and by our followers on Facebook and Twitter.

251

Nanophotonics for tailoring light-matter interaction/  

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In this thesis, we will theoretically explore three nanophotonics phenomena which enable strong light-matter interaction. The first phenomenon is plasmonic resonance, where the surface plasmon mode at metal and dielectric ...

Qiu, Wenjun

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Antigravitation, Dark Energy, Dark Matter - Alternative Solution  

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Collisional damping of gravitational waves in the Newtonian matter is investigated. The generalized theory of Landau damping is applied to the gravitational physical systems in the context of the plasma gravitational analogy.

Alexeev, Boris V

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

The crystallography of three flavor quark matter  

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The nature of cold three-flavor quark matter at the large (but not asymptotic) densities relevant to neutron star phenomenology is not resolved. The gapless CFL phase, which was previously believed to have the lowest free ...

Sharma, Rishi, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Light Dark Matter Annihilations into Two Photons  

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We compute the pair annihilation cross section of light (spin-0) dark matter particles into two photons and discuss the detectability of the monochromatic line associated with these annihilations.

C. Boehm; J. Orloff; P. Salati

2006-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

255

An Introduction to Soft Matter Materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

research world, soft matter materials didn't step into the light as a specific ..... http:/ /www.doitpoms.ac.uk/tlnlib/anisotr opylliguidcrystalsp. hp. 131 http://www.

256

ALS Reveals New State of Matter  

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a new state of matter embodied by "topological insulators," materials that conduct electricity only on their surfaces. First identified at the ALS in 2007 by a Princeton team led...

257

Antigravitation, Dark Energy, Dark Matter - Alternative Solution  

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Collisional damping of gravitational waves in the Newtonian matter is investigated. The generalized theory of Landau damping is applied to the gravitational physical systems in the context of the plasma gravitational analogy.

Boris V. Alexeev

2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

258

Pump Systems Matter Mission and Vision:  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pump Systems Matter Mission and Vision: Pump Systems Matter Mission and Vision: Pump Systems Matter(tm) (PSM) places a primary focus on pump systems education and outreach and addresses energy savings and total cost of pump ownership. Vision: Pump Systems Matter initiative assists North American pump users gain a more competitive business advantage through strategic, broad-based energy management and pump system performance optimization. Mission: To provide the marketplace with tools and collaborative opportunities to integrate pump system performance optimization and efficient energy management practices into normal business operations. Essential Elements: * Build awareness of the benefits of systems optimization and pump system life cycle cost at the management, production and technical levels of companies throughout the supply chain.

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Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Department, Brookhaven...  

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Qiang Li Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, New York 11973-5000 (631) 344-4490 qiangli@bnl.gov Education: Iowa State...

260

Neutrons in Soft Matter Science | Education | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Complex Materials on Mesoscopic Scales Neutron in Soft Matter Science flyer The new cyber-enabled collaborative graduate course "Neutrons in Soft Matter Science: Complex...

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261

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Subject Matter Contacts  

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Subject Matter Contacts as of June 2012 Subject Matter Contacts Category Primary Secondary Ext. CellPager Aboveground Storage Tanks (Petroleum) Robert Fox 7327 425-0451 Activity...

262

The Particle Adventure | What is the world made of? | Matter...  

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is electrically negative. Gravity affects matter and antimatter the same way because gravity is not a charged property and a matter particle has the same mass as its...

263

Overview of Pump Systems Matter | Department of Energy  

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PumpSystemsMatter.pdf More Documents & Publications Summary of 2011 Accomplishments HI & PSM Course Overview Pump Systems Matter Optimization Hydraulic Institute Member Benefits...

264

EPA's Science Matters Newsletter Puts Spotlight on Climate Change  

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EPA's Science Matters Newsletter Puts Spotlight on Climate Change Print E-mail EPA's Science Matters Newsletter Puts Spotlight on Climate Change Friday, July 26, 2013 Featured by...

265

Does Policy Matter? On Governments' Attempts to Control Unwanted Migration  

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of California, San Diego CCIS Does Policy Matter? OnPaper 112 December 2004 Does Policy Matter? On Governmentsgeographic proximity does not guarantee the establishment of

Thielemann, Eiko

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Explaining Corporate Environmental Performance: How Does Regulation Matter?  

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Environmental Performance: How Does Regulation Matter?How and to what extent does regulation matter in shapingof social control, and how does it interact with those

Kagan, Robert A.; Gunningham, Neil; Thornton, Dorothy

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VBZ-0014 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation | Department of...  

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4 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation VBZ-0014 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation This determination will consider a Motion to Dismiss that Sandia Corporation (Sandia)...

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VBZ-0013 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation | Department of...  

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3 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation VBZ-0013 - In the Matter of Sandia Corporation This determination will consider a Motion to Dismiss that Sandia Corporation (Sandia)...

269

The earth matter effects in neutrino oscillation experiments from Tokai to Kamioka and Korea  

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We study the earth matter effects in the Tokai-to-Kamioka-and-Korea experiment (T2KK), which is a proposed extension of the T2K (Tokai-to-Kamioka) neutrino oscillation experiment between J-PARC at Tokai and Super-Kamiokande (SK) in Kamioka, where an additional detector is placed in Korea along the same neutrino beam line.By using recent geophysical measurements, we examine the earth matter effects on the oscillation probabilities at Kamioka and Korea. The average matter density along the Tokai-to-Kamioka baseline is found to be 2.6 g/cm^3, and that for the Tokai-to-Korea baseline is 2.85, 2.98, and 3.05 g/cm^3 for the baseline length of L = 1000, 1100, and 1200 km, respectively. The uncertainty of the average density is about 6%, which is determined by the uncertainty in the correlation between the accurately measured sound velocity and the matter density. The effect of the matter density distribution along the baseline is studied by using the step function approximation and the Fourier analysis. We find that the nu_mu -> nu_e oscillation probability is dictated mainly by the average matter density, with small but non-negligible contribution from the real part of the first Fourier mode. We also find that the sensitivity of the T2KK experiment on the neutrino mass hierarchy does not improve significantly by reducing the matter density error from 6% to 3%, since the measurement is limited by statistics for the minimum scenario of T2KK with SK at Kamioka anda 100 kt detector in Korea considered in this report. The sensitivity of the T2KK experiment on the neutrino mass hierarchy improves significantly by splitting the total beam time into neutrino and anti-neutrino runs, because the matter effect term contributes to the oscillation amplitudes with the opposite sign.

Kaoru Hagiwara; Naotoshi Okamura; Ken-ichi Senda

2011-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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A Measurement of the Absorption of Liquid Argon Scintillation Light by Dissolved Nitrogen at the Part-Per-Million Level  

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We report on a measurement of the absorption length of scintillation light in liquid argon due to dissolved nitrogen at the part-per-million (ppm) level. We inject controlled quantities of nitrogen into a high purity volume of liquid argon and monitor the light yield from an alpha source. The source is placed at different distances from a cryogenic photomultiplier tube assembly. By comparing the light yield from each position we extract the absorption cross section of nitrogen. We find that nitrogen absorbs argon scintillation light with strength of $(1.51\\pm 0.15)\\times10^{-4} \\;\\mathrm{cm^{-1} ppm^{-1}}$, corresponding to an absorption cross section of $(7.14 \\pm 0.74)\\times10^{-21}\\;\\mathrm{cm^{2} molecule^{-1}}$. We obtain the relationship between absorption length and nitrogen concentration over the 0 to 50 ppm range and discuss the implications for the design and data analysis of future large liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) detectors. Our results indicate that for a current-generation LArTPC, where a concentration of 2 parts per million of nitrogen is expected, the attenuation length due to nitrogen will be $30 \\pm 3$ meters.

B. J. P. Jones; C. S. Chiu; J. M. Conrad; C. M. Ignarra; T. Katori; M. Toups

2013-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

271

The C-4 Dark Matter Experiment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Abstract We describe the experimental design of C-4, an expansion of the CoGeNT dark matter search to four identical detectors each approximately three times the mass of the p-type point contact (PPC) germanium diode presently taking data at the Soudan Underground Laboratory. Expected reductions of radioactive backgrounds and energy threshold are discussed, including an estimate of the additional sensitivity to low-mass dark matter candidates to be obtained with this search.

Bonicalzi, Ricco; Collar, J. I.; Colaresi, J.; Fast, James E.; Fields, N.; Fuller, Erin S.; Hai, M.; Hossbach, Todd W.; Kos, Marek S.; Orrell, John L.; Overman, Cory T.; Reid, Douglas J.; VanDevender, Brent A.; Wiseman, Clinton G.; Yocum, K. M.

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

From nuclear matter to Neutron Stars  

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Neutron stars are the most dense objects in the observable Universe and conventionally one uses nuclear theory to obtain the equation of state (EOS) of dense hadronic matter and the global properties of these stars. In this work, we review various aspects of nuclear matter within an effective Chiral model and interlink fundamental quantities both from nuclear saturation as well as vacuum properties and correlate it with the star properties.

T. K. Jha

2009-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

273

PSH-12-0083 - In the Matter of In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing  

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83 - In the Matter of In the Matter of Personnel Security 83 - In the Matter of In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0083 - In the Matter of In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On November 14, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. A Local Security Office suspended the individual's security clearance for failing to comply with rules regarding the handling of classified information and conduct within limited access areas and for failing to report such non-compliance. This behavior raised security concerns under Criteria G and L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had presented sufficient evidence to resolve these security

274

Measuring the dark matter equation of state  

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The nature of the dominant component of galaxies and clusters remains unknown. While the astrophysics community supports the cold dark matter (CDM) paradigm as a clue factor in the current cosmological model, no direct CDM detections have been performed. Faber and Visser 2006 have suggested a simple method for measuring the dark matter equation of state that combines kinematic and gravitational lensing data to test the widely adopted assumption of pressureless dark matter. Following this formalism, we have measured the dark matter equation of state for first time using improved techniques. We have found that the value of the equation of state parameter is consistent with pressureless dark matter within the errors. Nevertheless, the measured value is lower than expected because typically the masses determined with lensing are larger than those obtained through kinematic methods. We have tested our techniques using simulations and we have also analyzed possible sources of error that could invalidate or mimic our results. In the light of this result, we can now suggest that the understanding of the nature of dark matter requires a complete general relativistic analysis.

Ana Laura Serra; Mariano Javier de Len Domnguez Romero

2011-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Hierarchical phase space structure of dark matter haloes: Tidal debris, caustics, and dark matter annihilation  

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Most of the mass content of dark matter haloes is expected to be in the form of tidal debris. The density

Bertschinger, Edmund

276

EXC-13-0001 - In the Matter of Feit Electric Company, Inc. | Department of  

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1 - In the Matter of Feit Electric Company, Inc. 1 - In the Matter of Feit Electric Company, Inc. EXC-13-0001 - In the Matter of Feit Electric Company, Inc. On February 5, 2013, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Feit Electric Company (Feit) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Feit asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL). Specifically, Feit cited a previous OHA

277

FIA-13-0074 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC |  

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4 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC 4 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC FIA-13-0074 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC On December 16, 2013, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) remanded in part a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal filed by Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC, (Appellant) of a determination issued by the Loan Programs Office (LPO). In its request, the Appellant requested certified payroll records of contractors. LPO released documents to the Appellant but withheld information under Exemptions 4 and 6 of the FOIA. The Appellant claimed that LPO improperly withheld the wage rates under Exemption 4. OHA disagreed stating that release of that information could cause the contractors substantial

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LWZ-0026 - In the Matter of Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc. | Department of  

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LWZ-0026 - In the Matter of Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc. LWZ-0026 - In the Matter of Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc. LWZ-0026 - In the Matter of Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc. This determination will consider two Motions to Dismiss filed by Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc. (Boeing) and DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations Company (DynMcDermott) on March 24 and 25, 1994, respectively. In the Motion filed by Boeing, the firm seeks the dismissal of the underlying complaint and hearing request filed by Mr. Francis M. O'Laughlin (O'Laughlin) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. O'Laughlin's present request for a hearing pursuant to section 708.9 of those provisions was filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on January 10, 1994. Francis M. O'Laughlin v. Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc., OHA Case No. LWA-0005. In

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PSH-13-0062 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

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2 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 2 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0062 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On August 16, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she concluded that the DOE should not restore an individual's suspended DOE access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred the individual, an applicant for DOE access authorization, to administrative review under 10 C.F.R. Part 710, issues pertaining to the individual's use of alcohol, including the individual's two past arrests for Driving While Intoxicated as well as his diagnosis of alcohol dependence by a DOE consultant-psychologist. The individual requested a hearing before an OHA Hearing Officer. Following the hearing, the Hearing Officer determined that the individual had presented sufficient evidence to mitigate the

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TEA-0013 - In the Matter of Madison Gas and Electric Company | Department  

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3 - In the Matter of Madison Gas and Electric Company 3 - In the Matter of Madison Gas and Electric Company TEA-0013 - In the Matter of Madison Gas and Electric Company This Decision and Order considers an Appeal filed by the Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE) from a determination issued on September 17, 2009, on behalf of the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) of the Department of Energy (DOE), under the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 490. In its determination, EE denied a request filed by MGE for one exemption from the firm's Model Year (MY) 2008 alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) purchase requirements under the Alternative Fuel Transportation Program. If the present Appeal were granted, MGE would receive the additional exemption it requested. As set forth in this Decision and Order, we have concluded that MGE's Appeal should be

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TEA-0008 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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08 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. 08 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. TEA-0008 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. The present Appeal filed by Unico, Inc. (Unico), relates to a Decision and Order issued by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on December 20, 2005, granting exception relief to Energy Savings Products, Ltd. (ESP) from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Energy Savings Products, Ltd., 29 DOE & 81,015 (2005) (ESP). ESP sought and obtained exception relief on the basis that the firm is a manufacturer of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment, and would suffer a gross inequity, serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with

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TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies | Department of  

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TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Emerson Motor Technologies (Emerson), seeking relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 431, Energy Efficiency Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures, Labeling and Certification Requirements for Electric Motors. In its exception request, Emerson seeks retroactive relief that would allow it to sell a single non-conforming electric motor to Entergy Operations, Inc. on a one-time basis. As set forth in this Decision and Order, we have concluded that Emerson's Application for Exception should be granted. tee0003.pdf More Documents & Publications

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PSH-13-0004 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

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04 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 04 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0004 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On July 1, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. In February and April 2012, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted Personnel Security Interviews (PSIs) of the individual to address concerns about his alcohol use, drug use and falsifications. In addition to the PSIs, the LSO recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist). The DOE psychiatrist examined the individual in May 2012 and determined that he suffers from Alcohol Dependence. The DOE psychiatrist also reported that the individual had been previously

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TSO-1009 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TSO-1009 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing TSO-1009 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing TSO-1009 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The individual is employed at a Department of Energy (DOE) facility where his work requires him to have an access authorization. In September 2010, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address the individual's alcohol use. In addition to the PSI, the LSO requested the individual's medical records and recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual. In November 2010, a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist) conducted a forensic psychiatric examination and concluded that the individual met the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental

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FIA-13-0027 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC 7 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC FIA-13-0027 - In the Matter of Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC On June 10, 2013, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) granted in part a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal filed by Torres Consulting & Law Group, LLC, (Appellant) of a determination issued by the Loan Guarantee Program Office (LGPO). In its request, the Appellant asked for information relating to the Abengoa Mohave construction project. LGPO released documents to the Appellant but withheld information under Exemptions 4 and 6 of the FOIA. The Appellant claimed that LGPO improperly withheld the wage rates under Exemption 4. We disagreed stating that release of the financial information could cause the

286

TEE-0026 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. 6 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. TEE-0026 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Energy Savings Products, Ltd. (ESP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). ESP is a manufacturer of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In its exception request, ESP asserts that the firm will suffer a gross inequity, serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If its Application for Exception were granted, the

287

PSH-13-0090 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 0 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0090 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On October 23, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she concluded that the DOE should not restore an individual's suspended DOE access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred the individual administrative review under 10 C.F.R. Part 710, citing as security concerns issues pertaining to the individual's use of alcohol, including his April 2012 arrest for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of Alcohol, as well as opinion of a DOE consultant-psychiatrist that the individual met the criteria for alcohol abuse disorder and was a user of alcohol habitually to excess. The individual requested a hearing before an OHA Hearing Officer. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the

288

LWA-0001 - In the Matter of Ronald Sorri | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LWA-0001 - In the Matter of Ronald Sorri LWA-0001 - In the Matter of Ronald Sorri LWA-0001 - In the Matter of Ronald Sorri This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Ronald Sorri (Sorri) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Sorri charged that reprisals were taken against him after he raised safety concerns with Sandia National Laboratories, DOE, and Congressman Leon Panetta. The alleged reprisals included removing him from his job as a maintenance technician in Sandia's Microelectronics Development Laboratory; giving him lowered performance ratings; reassigning him to a job as a technical writer; and finally, firing him. DOE's Office of Contractor Employee Protection (OCEP) investigated the complaint and found that the first three actions were

289

TEE-0034 - In the Matter of ECR International | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

34 - In the Matter of ECR International 34 - In the Matter of ECR International TEE-0034 - In the Matter of ECR International This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by ECR International (ECR) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Energy Conservation Standards (Air Conditioner Standards). In its exception request, ECR asserts that the firm would suffer a serious hardship, inequity, and unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 23, 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c).1 If ECR's Application for Exception were granted, ECR would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard for

290

TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by National Comfort Products (NCP). In its Application, NCP seeks exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. 1 In its Application, NCP asserts that the firm would suffer serious hardship, inequity, or unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the mandatory energy efficiency standard that applies to space constrained heat pumps manufactured after January 23, 2010. 2 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c)(2). If NCP's Application for Exception was granted, the firm would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard for one

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PSH-13-0004 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0004 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On July 1, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. In February and April 2012, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted Personnel Security Interviews (PSIs) of the individual to address concerns about his alcohol use, drug use and falsifications. In addition to the PSIs, the LSO recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist). The DOE psychiatrist examined the individual in May 2012 and determined that he suffers from Alcohol Dependence. The DOE psychiatrist also reported that the individual had been previously

292

EXC-12-0014 - In the Matter of Topaz Lighting Corporation | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Topaz Lighting Corporation 4 - In the Matter of Topaz Lighting Corporation EXC-12-0014 - In the Matter of Topaz Lighting Corporation On November 16, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Topaz Lighting Corporation (Topaz) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Topaz asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL). Specifically, Topaz cited a previous OHA

293

TBH-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBH-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos TBH-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos TBH-0003 - In the Matter of Gilbert J. Hinojos This Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Gilbert J. Hinojos (the Employee) under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The Employee worked as a "Material Control Coordinator, Sr." at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (the Contractor), a DOE facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Employee alleges that he engaged in protected activity and that the Contractor retaliated by taking several actions. The Employee's allegation of retaliatory discharge is the subject of this proceeding. As the decision below indicates, I have concluded that the Contractor would have taken the same action in the absence of protected activity and,

294

FIA-12-0016 - In the Matter of Local 94, IFPTE | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Local 94, IFPTE 6 - In the Matter of Local 94, IFPTE FIA-12-0016 - In the Matter of Local 94, IFPTE OHA granted in part an Appeal filed by Local 94, IFPTE (Local 94). Local 94 had requested the results from the May 2011 Human Capital Management Accountability Program (HCMAP) audit of Human Resources at the Idaho Operations Office. The Idaho Operations Office released the HCMAP report with numerous redactions under three FOIA exemptions. Local 94 challenged the use of the exemptions and asked the Idaho Operations Office to explain which exemption it had invoked for each redaction. OHA remanded the request to the Idaho Operations Office for it to issue a new determination that specifies the exemption or exemptions invoked for each redaction. FIA-12-0016.pdf More Documents & Publications

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PSH-12-0130 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 0 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0130 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On April 1, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not grant an individual access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited the individual's 2001 indictment for violation of a federal criminal statute governing conduct of federal employees, and security infractions that she committed in 2010 and 2011, while in her current position, when she brought a cell phone into a Controlled Access Area. The Hearing Officer found that the individual had resolved the concern raised by the 2010 and 2011 security infractions, given her lack of intent, the isolated nature of the events, the fact that she received

296

TEE-0070 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation 0 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation TEE-0070 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation On March 30, 2010, BSH Home Appliances Corporation (BSH) filed an Application for Exception (Application) with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE). The firm requests temporary relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, BSH asserts that the firm will suffer an undue hardship and inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If BSH's Application for Exception is granted, the firm will receive

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PSH-13-0043 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0043 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On July 9, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should restore an individual's access authorization. As security concerns under Criteria H and J of 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited a DOE Psychiatrist's diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder and Alcohol-Related Disorder (Not Otherwise Specified), a history of annual alcohol intoxication, and an October 2012 event in which the individual self-treated his depression with sleeping pills and beer. The Hearing Officer found that the individual had resolved the concerns related to his depression and inappropriate alcohol use as a result of his voluntary treatment following the October 2012

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LWX-0011 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri 1 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri LWX-0011 In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri This determination will consider two requests for discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on September 24 and 27, 1993, by Ronald A. Sorri (Sorri) and L&M Technologies, Inc. (L&M), respectively. These motions concern the hearing requested by Sorri under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, on June 9, 1993 (OHA Case No. LWA-0001). The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program and the Sorri proceeding are described in a previous decision issued by the OHA, Sandia National Laboratories, 23 DOE ¶ 82,502 (1993) (Sandia). The hearing will be convened on October 26 and 27, 1993, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition to ruling on the discovery

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PSH-13-0060 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

60 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 60 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-13-0060 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On August 22, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. In January and March 2013, as part of a background investigation, the local security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about the individual's pattern of criminal conduct. The individual's behavior raised security concerns under Criterion L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had presented adequate evidence to mitigate the security concerns associated with his two charges of Driving Under the Influence and his involvement in

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TBB-0119 In the Matter of Gennady Ozeryansky | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

119 In the Matter of Gennady Ozeryansky 119 In the Matter of Gennady Ozeryansky TBB-0119 In the Matter of Gennady Ozeryansky This letter concerns the Petition for Secretarial Review that you filed on September 24,2011, relating to the complaint of retaliation that you filed on August 26, 2010, with the Employee Concerns Program (ECP) Manager of the Department of Energy under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program. The ECP Manager issued a determination on July 13, 2011, dismissing your complaint. On July 29, 2011, you filed an appeal of the July 13 Determination and, on August 29, 2011, the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) affirmed the dismissal of the complaint. On September 24, 2011, you filed a Petition for Secretarial Review of the dismissal of the OHA appeal decision, followed by a

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EXC-13-0003 - In the Matter of W.W. Grainger, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of W.W. Grainger, Inc. 3 - In the Matter of W.W. Grainger, Inc. EXC-13-0003 - In the Matter of W.W. Grainger, Inc. On March 18, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an Application for Exception filed by W. W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Grainger asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its LumaPro brand 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL). Specifically, Grainger cited a previous

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TEE-0074 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

74 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting 74 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting TEE-0074 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by GE Appliances & Lighting (GE) seeking exception relief from the provision of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, GE asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If GE's Application for Exception were granted, GE would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new

303

FIA-12-0054 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District 4 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District Organization Contract Compliance FIA-12-0054 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District Organization Contract Compliance On September 14, 2012, California-Arizona-Nevada District Organization Contract Compliance (CANDO) filed an appeal from a final determination issued by the Loan Guarantee Program Office (LGPO) of the Department of Energy (DOE). In this determination, LGPO responded to a request for information (Request) filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, as implemented by the DOE in 10 C.F.R. Part 1004. Pursuant to the Request, LGPO released four documents. One of the documents provided to CANDO, the Tonopah Document, described below, consisted of seven pages, of which information had been withheld in four of the pages.

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PSH-12-0110 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

10 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 10 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0110 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On November 16, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she concluded that an individual should be granted DOE access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred an applicant for a security clearance to administrative review under 10 C.F.R. Part 710, citing as security concerns issues pertaining to the individual's use of alcohol, including the opinion of a DOE consultant-psychiatrist that the individual was a user of alcohol habitually to excess. The individual requested a hearing before an OHA Hearing Officer. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer determined that

305

TEE-0011 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. 1 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. TEE-0011 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by SpacePak and Unico, Inc. (Unico), seeking exception relief from the provisions of in C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). SpacePak and Unico are manufacturers of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In their exception requests, SpacePak and Unico assert that they will suffer a serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If their Applications for Exception were granted, the firms would receive exception relief from the revised

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TSO-1102 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TSO-1102 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing TSO-1102 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing TSO-1102 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The individual is an applicant for a DOE security clearance. In March 2011, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address her alcohol use. In addition to the PSI, the LSO requested the individual's medical records and recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist). The DOE psychiatrist examined the individual in April 2011 and memorialized his findings in a report (Psychiatric Report). According to the DOE psychiatrist, the individual suffers from Alcohol Dependence. tso1102.pdf More Documents & Publications

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FIA-13-0036 - In the Matter of Sierra Club | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Sierra Club 6 - In the Matter of Sierra Club FIA-13-0036 - In the Matter of Sierra Club On June 25, 2013, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision granting in part an appeal (Appeal) from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the Department of Energy's Office of Information Resources (OIR). The Appellant, Sierra Club, contested the adequacy of OIR's search for documents responsive to its FOIA Request. The OHA reviewed OIR's search, in which it referred the request to the Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA). During the processing of the Appeal, OHA learned that another office, the Office of Headquarters Procurement Services (HPS), might likely have documents responsive to the request. OHA determined that, while OPIA conducted an adequate search for

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PSH-13-0090 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PSH-13-0090 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0090 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0090 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On October 23, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she concluded that the DOE should not restore an individual's suspended DOE access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred the individual administrative review under 10 C.F.R. Part 710, citing as security concerns issues pertaining to the individual's use of alcohol, including his April 2012 arrest for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of Alcohol, as well as opinion of a DOE consultant-psychiatrist that the individual met the criteria for alcohol abuse disorder and was a user of alcohol habitually to excess. The individual requested a hearing before an OHA Hearing Officer. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the

309

VWA-0008 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano 8 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. VWA-0008 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. This Decision involves a complaint filed by C. Lawrence Cornett (Complainant) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Complainant contends that various types of reprisals were taken against him by his employer, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. (META), after he raised public health and safety concerns regarding the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). At the time of Complainant's hiring in November 1992, META was under contract to the DOE to review and revise draft materials for the PEIS including the performance of data analysis. See DOE Contract No.

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FIA-12-0040 - In the Matter of: Idaho Conservation League | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 - In the Matter of: Idaho Conservation League 0 - In the Matter of: Idaho Conservation League FIA-12-0040 - In the Matter of: Idaho Conservation League The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision granting in part an appeal from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the Department of Energy's Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The Idaho Conservation League (Appellant) submitted a FOIA request to BPA seeking the Project file for the Albeni Falls Dam Flexible Winter Operations Environmental Assessment. In a Determination Letter, BPA issued a response to the Appellant's FOIA request, releasing 17 documents in their entirety, releasing one partially redacted document, withholding two documents as non-responsive, withholding 25 documents in their entirety under Exemptions 5 and 6 and providing a list of the electronic file names

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PSH-13-0013 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-13-0013 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On May 30, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she determined that an Individual's access authorization should not be restored. In reaching this determination, the Hearing Officer found that the Individual had not resolved the security concerns arising from his alcohol use. A DOE psychologist diagnosed the Individual as suffering from alcohol abuse. In addition, the Individual had a number of alcohol-related arrests. The Local Security Office (LSO) raised security concerns related to the diagnosis and arrests under Criteria H and J of the Part 710 regulations. It also raised security concerns related to the arrests under Criterion L of the regulations. The Individual showed that

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TFC-0004 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES 4 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES TFC-0004 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES Tri-Valley CARES filed an Appeal from a determination that the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) issued on June 2, 2010. In that determination, NNSA denied in part a request for information that Tri-Valley CARES had submitted on September 8, 2008, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552. NNSA withheld information that was responsive to the request after it determined that the information was protected from mandatory disclosure under two provisions of the FOIA. This Appeal, if granted, would require the DOE to release the portions of those documents responsive to Tri-Valley CARES's request that were withheld from disclosure due to their classified nature. The FOIA

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PSH-12-0143 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-12-0143 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On April 17, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not restore an individual's access authorization. As security concerns under Criteria H, J, and L of 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited a DOE Psychiatrist's diagnosis of Alcohol Abuse and Major Depression, a history of binge alcohol drinking, and two alcohol-related arrests. The Hearing Officer found that the individual had not resolved the concerns related to his alcohol abuse and depression: though the individual is now taking medications and receiving counseling, the Hearing Officer was convinced that his treatment plan was not sufficiently intensive to address his mental health problems.

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PSH-13-0074 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0074 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing Personnel Security Hearing (PSH-13-0074). On September 19, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should restore an individual's access authorization. As a security concern under 10 C.F.R. Part 710, a Local Security Office cited the report of the DOE psychologist, in which he concluded that the individual met criteria found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV-TR (DSM-IV-TR) for Opioid Dependence, and that this condition causes, or may cause, a significant defect in judgment and reliability. In accord with the hearing testimony of the DOE psychologist, the Hearing Officer found that there was a low risk that the individual's condition would, in

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TBH-0096 - In the Matter of Douglas L. Cartledge | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Douglas L. Cartledge 6 - In the Matter of Douglas L. Cartledge TBH-0096 - In the Matter of Douglas L. Cartledge This Initial Agency Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Douglas L. Cartledge ("Cartledge" or "the Complainant") under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The Complainant was an employee of Parsons Corporation ("Parsons" or "the Contractor"), a first-tier contractor at the DOE Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, South Carolina, where he was employed as a laborer. On August 6, 2009, he filed a complaint of retaliation ("the Complaint") against Parsons with the DOE SRS Employee Concerns Program (ECP) Office. In the Complaint, Cartledge contends that he made

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TEE-0022 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation 2 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation TEE-0022 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Maytag Corporation (Maytag) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Maytag asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Maytag's Application for Exception were granted, Maytag would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new automatic defrost refrigerator-freezer, with bottom mounted

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TBA-0030 - In the Matter of Curtis Broaddus | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

30 - In the Matter of Curtis Broaddus 30 - In the Matter of Curtis Broaddus TBA-0030 - In the Matter of Curtis Broaddus Curtis Broaddus filed a complaint of retaliation under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program. See 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Mr. Broaddus alleged that he engaged in protected activity and that his employer, BWXT Pantex (BWXT), retaliated by not giving his working group a proposed salary increase. An Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Hearing Officer denied relief, and Mr. Broaddus filed the instant appeal. In a companion case involving Mr. Broaddus' subordinate, Clint Olson, I held that BWXT's failure to grant the proposed salary increase was not retaliatory. That holding governs this case. Accordingly, Mr. Broaddus' request for relief - a retroactive salary increase - is denied.

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VFA-0764 - In the Matter of Stephen A. Jarvis | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VFA-0764 - In the Matter of Stephen A. Jarvis VFA-0764 - In the Matter of Stephen A. Jarvis VFA-0764 - In the Matter of Stephen A. Jarvis This Decision and Order concerns an Appeal that Stephen A. Jarvis filed from a determination issued to him by the Privacy Act Officer, Office of Communications, Richland Operations Office (Richland). In this determination, Richland responded to Mr. Jarvis' request for information under the Privacy Act (PA), 5 U.S.C. § 552a, as implemented by the DOE in 10 C.F.R. Part 1008. The PA requires that each federal agency permit an individual to gain access to information about himself that is contained in any system of records maintained by the agency. 5 U.S.C. § 552a(d). The Appeal, if granted, would require Richland to conduct another search for responsive documents.

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VBH-0017 - In the Matter of Jimmie L. Russell | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBH-0017 - In the Matter of Jimmie L. Russell VBH-0017 - In the Matter of Jimmie L. Russell VBH-0017 - In the Matter of Jimmie L. Russell This Initial Agency Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Mr. Jimmie L. Russell under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In his complaint, Mr. Russell contends that reprisals were taken against him after he made certain disclosures concerning mismanagement, breaches in security procedures and safety violations at the DOE's Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANL is managed and operated by the University of California (the UC). At the time that he made the alleged disclosures, Mr. Russell worked at LANL for managers who were UC employees. However, Mr. Russell was an employee of Comforce Technical Services, Inc. (Comforce), a

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TBA-0105 - In the Matter of Colleen Monk | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Colleen Monk 5 - In the Matter of Colleen Monk TBA-0105 - In the Matter of Colleen Monk This Decision considers an Appeal of an Initial Agency Decision (IAD) issued on January 20, 2009, involving a complaint of retaliation filed by Colleen Monk ("Monk," or "Complainant") against Washington TRU Solutions, VJ Technologies, and Mobile Characterization Services (hereinafter referred to individually as "WTS," "VJT," and "MCS," respectively, or collectively as "the Respondents"), under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. In her complaint, Monk alleged that, during her employment with VJT, she engaged in protected activity and, as a consequence, suffered reprisals by the Respondents. In the IAD, an Office of Hearings and Appeals

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PSH-13-0094 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0094 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On November 5, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. In April 2013, as part of a background investigation, the local security office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about his alcohol use. During that PSI, the individual was referred to a DOE consultant psychologist (DOE psychologist) for an agency-sponsored evaluation who concluded that the individual suffers from Alcohol Dependence. The individual's behavior raised security concerns under Criteria H and J. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the

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PSH-13-0024 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-13-0024 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On May 30, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not restore an individual's access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited (1) the report of a DOE consultant psychiatrist, in which he diagnosed the individual as suffering from Alcohol Abuse; (2) the individual's September 25, 2012, positive blood alcohol test at work; (3) his admission that, the evening before the test, he consumed approximately three Jack Daniels and three beers; (4) his admission that from 2009 to September 2012, he drank to the point of intoxication every weekend; (5) his December 31, 2005, arrest for Driving

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TEE-0062 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TEE-0062 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. TEE-0062 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. TEE-0062 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by United CoolAir Corporation (United CoolAir) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 431, Subpart F, Energy Conservation Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Commercial Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Energy Conservation Standards (Commercial Air Conditioner Standards).1 In its Application, United CoolAir asserts that the firm would suffer serious hardship, inequity, or unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 1, 2010, 10 C.F.R. § 431.97(b). If United CoolAir's Application for Exception were granted, the firm would

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FIA-12-0020 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

20 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District 20 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District Organization Contract Compliance FIA-12-0020 - In the Matter of California-Arizona-Nevada District Organization Contract Compliance The Office of Hearings and Appeals granted a Motion for Reconsideration of part of a Decision we issued on March 23, 2012, relating to appeals filed by California-Arizona-Nevada District Organization Contract Compliance (CANDO) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In its Appeals, CANDO challenged the Loan Guarantee Program Office's (LGPO) application of Exemption 4 of the FOIA to withhold the names and other identifying information about contractors and sub-contractors listed in documents responsive to its request. With respect to the CANDO's appeal concerning

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TBZ-2097 - IN THE MATTER OF DAVID M. WIDGER | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2097 - IN THE MATTER OF DAVID M. WIDGER 2097 - IN THE MATTER OF DAVID M. WIDGER TBZ-2097 - IN THE MATTER OF DAVID M. WIDGER This Decision will consider two Motions to Dismiss filed by Safety & Ecology Corp. (SEC), a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor located in upstate New York. SEC seeks dismissal of a Complaint that David M. Widger filed against it on October 19, 2009, under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. OHA has assigned Mr. Widger's Complaint Case No. TBH-0097 and the present Motions to Dismiss Case Numbers TBZ-1097 and TBZ-2097. For the reasons set forth below, I have determined that SEC's First Motion should be denied and its Second Motion should be granted. Accordingly, I find that Mr. Widger's Complaint should be dismissed. Case Numbers: TBH-0097 TBZ-1097 TBZ-2097

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LWA-0005 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Francis M.  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Francis M. 5 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Francis M. O'Laughlin LWA-0005 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of Francis M. O'Laughlin This is an appeal by complainant Francis O'Laughlin of the Initial Agency Decision by an Office of Hearings and Appeals ("OHA") Hearing Officer who found, following two days of hearings, that the complainant had not satisfied his burden of establishing by a preponderance of the evidence that he made protected safety disclosures to respondent Boeing Petroleum Services, Inc., a contractor of the Department of Energy's Strategic Petroleum Reserve, as required by 10 C.F.R. Part 708. On appeal, the complainant challenges the Hearing Officer's finding that he had not met his burden of showing that he had made protected health or

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FIA-12-0017 - In the Matter of Competitive Enterprise Institute |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FIA-12-0017 - In the Matter of Competitive Enterprise Institute FIA-12-0017 - In the Matter of Competitive Enterprise Institute FIA-12-0017 - In the Matter of Competitive Enterprise Institute The Competitive Enterprise Institute (the Appellant) filed an Appeal from two final determinations, one issued by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) on March 26, 2012, and the other issued by the DOE's Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (CI) on March 15, 2012. In these determinations, EE and CI responded to a Request for Information filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, as implemented by the DOE in 10 C.F.R. Part 1004. EE released a substantial amount of responsive information, but withheld responsive information under FOIA Exemptions 4

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PSH-12-0123 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

23 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 23 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0123 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On February 15, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not restore an individual's access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office cited the individual's filing of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition in 2002, and the individual's more recent financial difficulties, including a number of delinquent debts, the largest of which was a $132,489 mortgage balance, payments on which were over 150 days past due. The Hearing Officer found that, while the individual had made some progress toward paying off his prior debts, significant debts remained unpaid, including his mortgage, and the individual had, in addition,

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PSH-13-0038 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 8 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0038 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On June 26, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she determined that an Individual's access authorization should not be granted. In reaching this determination, the Hearing Officer found that the Individual had not resolved the security concerns arising from an opinion of a licensed medical professional that he has a mental condition which causes or may cause a significant defect in judgment and reliability and the Individual's past unreliable behavior. A DOE psychologist opined that the Individual has a mental trait that makes him unreliable. The Local Security Office (LSO) raised the DOE psychologist's opinion as a security concern under Criterion H of the Part 710 regulations. The LSO

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PSH-13-0069 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 9 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0069 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On October 11, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. In April 2013, as part of a background investigation, the local security office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about his positive drug test. The individual's behavior raised security concerns under the Bond Amendment and Criteria K and L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer concluded the individual's use of his wife's prescription medication happened under unusual circumstances that are unlikely to recur in the future, and to the

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TEE-0012 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. 2 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. TEE-0012 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (EHP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers and freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, EHP asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(a). If EHP's Application for Exception were granted, EHP would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new frost-free chest freezer EHP proposes to introduce into the marketplace. As set forth

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PSH-13-0061 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

61 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 61 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-13-0061 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On August 22, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she concluded that the DOE should not restore an individual's suspended DOE access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred the individual administrative review under 10 C.F.R. Part 710, citing as security concerns issues pertaining to the individual's use of alcohol, including the results of a random alcohol screening at his workplace, on which the individual registered an unacceptably high breath alcohol content, as well as the diagnosis of alcohol abuse by a DOE consultant-psychologist. The Operations Office also cited as a security concern the DOE consultant-psychologist's opinion that the individual had certain

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TEE-0010 - In the Matter of SpacePak | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 - In the Matter of SpacePak 0 - In the Matter of SpacePak TEE-0010 - In the Matter of SpacePak This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by SpacePak and Unico, Inc. (Unico), seeking exception relief from the provisions of in C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). SpacePak and Unico are manufacturers of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In their exception requests, SpacePak and Unico assert that they will suffer a serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If their Applications for Exception were granted, the firms would receive exception relief from the revised

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FIA-13-0051 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. 1 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. FIA-13-0051 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey Sr. On August 14, 2013, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision granting, in part, an appeal (Appeal) from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the Office of Information Resources (OIR). The Appellant filed a FOIA request seeking copies of any and all records related to a named OHA employee's use of flexiplace or telecommuting during her entire tenure at DOE. In its response, OIR stated that after OHA and the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) conducted searches of their respective files, only one responsive document was identified. OIR released this document to Appellant but withheld certain information that was deemed exempt from the FOIA under Exemption

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EXC-12-0009 - In the Matter of Satco Products, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 - In the Matter of Satco Products, Inc. 9 - In the Matter of Satco Products, Inc. EXC-12-0009 - In the Matter of Satco Products, Inc. On July 20, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Satco Products, Inc. (Satco) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Satco asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL). Specifically, Satco cited a previous OHA

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PSH-12-0038 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 8 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0038 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The individual is employed at a DOE facility where his work requires him to have an access authorization. In December 2011, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address his alcohol use. In addition to the PSI, the LSO requested the individual's medical records and recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist). The DOE psychiatrist examined the individual in February 2012 and memorialized his findings in a report (Psychiatric Report). According to the DOE psychiatrist, the individual suffers from Alcohol Dependence. The DOE psychiatrist further concluded

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PSH-13-0040 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 0 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-13-0040 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On July 25, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. In January 2013, as part of a background investigation, the local security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about the individual' falsifications and drug use. The individual's behavior raised security concerns under Criteria F, K and L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had presented sufficient evidence to resolve the security concerns associated with her falsifications on three security forms as well

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EXC-12-0013 - In the Matter of EiKO, Ltd. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of EiKO, Ltd. 3 - In the Matter of EiKO, Ltd. EXC-12-0013 - In the Matter of EiKO, Ltd. On November 16, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by EiKO, Ltd. (EiKO) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, EiKO asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL). Specifically, EiKO cited a previous OHA decision in which OHA granted

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EXC-13-0002 - In the Matter of Technical Consumer Products, Inc. |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 - In the Matter of Technical Consumer Products, Inc. 2 - In the Matter of Technical Consumer Products, Inc. EXC-13-0002 - In the Matter of Technical Consumer Products, Inc. On February 22, 2013, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, TCP asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service

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VBH-0015 - In the Matter of Morris J. Osborne | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Morris J. Osborne 5 - In the Matter of Morris J. Osborne VBH-0015 - In the Matter of Morris J. Osborne This Decision involves a complaint filed by Mr. Morris J. Osborne (hereinafter the complainant) under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The complainant contends that reprisals were taken against him after he made disclosures concerning the lack of electrical inspections at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Lab (INEEL). These alleged reprisals were taken by Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (Lockheed). Lockheed was the managing and operating contractor of INEEL through September 30, 1999. Bechtel assumed Lockheed's management responsibilities at INEEL on October 1, 1999. vbh0015.pdf More Documents & Publications

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Saving Energy Where It Matters Most: A Hopeful Look at the Big Picture |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Where It Matters Most: A Hopeful Look at the Big Where It Matters Most: A Hopeful Look at the Big Picture Saving Energy Where It Matters Most: A Hopeful Look at the Big Picture December 14, 2009 - 7:30am Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Most of the time, I feel like I'm doing my part to save energy, and I'm getting better all the time. But sometimes I feel like what I do to try to offset the unfathomable amount of energy that's consumed around me, and around the country, is so tiny that my actions won't make a ripple of difference. I wonder how the few hundred kilowatt hours per month I shave off through my conscientious behavior and my use of energy-efficient products and appliances means something in the face of the American economic juggernaut.

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VBH-0068 - In the Matter of Ronald D. White | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBH-0068 - In the Matter of Ronald D. White VBH-0068 - In the Matter of Ronald D. White VBH-0068 - In the Matter of Ronald D. White This Decision involves a complaint filed by Ronald D. White (White or "Complainant") under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Complainant is a former employee of a DOE contractor, Midwest Research Institute (the contractor or MRI), the management and operating contractor of DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located in Golden, Colorado. According to White, the contractor made him the subject of reprisals because he made protected disclosures to DOE and the contractor in January 1999 and May 2000. In his complaint, White alleges that the contractor then took negative personnel

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PSH-13-0006 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PSH-13-0006 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0006 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0006 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing DOE should not grant an individual access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited the individual's history of criminal conduct, financial problems, and past use of alcohol habitually to excess. The LSO also cited the report of a DOE Psychologist, in which he identified the individual's lack of control over his spending and use of alcohol as a mental condition that causes a significant defect in his judgment and reliability. The Hearing Officer found that (1) the individual had not resolved the concerns raised by his problematic use of alcohol, as he had received no treatment in the six

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PSH-13-0060 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

60 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 60 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-13-0060 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On August 22, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. In January and March 2013, as part of a background investigation, the local security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about the individual's pattern of criminal conduct. The individual's behavior raised security concerns under Criterion L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had presented adequate evidence to mitigate the security concerns associated with his two charges of Driving Under the Influence and his involvement in

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EXC-12-0012 - In the Matter of Ascent Battery Supply, L.L.C. | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 - In the Matter of Ascent Battery Supply, L.L.C. 2 - In the Matter of Ascent Battery Supply, L.L.C. EXC-12-0012 - In the Matter of Ascent Battery Supply, L.L.C. On November 15, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Ascent Battery Supply, LLC (Ascent) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Ascent asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service

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PSH-13-0003 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 3 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0003 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On May 1, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should restore an individual's access authorization. As security concerns under Criteria J and L of 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited a DOE Psychiatrist's diagnosis of Alcohol Dependence, a history of heavy alcohol drinking, and three alcohol-related arrests and one arrest for possession of cocaine. The Hearing Officer found that the individual had resolved the concerns related to his alcohol use as a result of his voluntary treatment following a 2012 relapse after nine years of sobriety. Mental health professionals' opinions at the hearing, as well as evidence of internal motivation and a

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FIA-11-0016 - In the Matter of La Cuna de Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1-0016 - In the Matter of La Cuna de Aztlan Sacred Sites 1-0016 - In the Matter of La Cuna de Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle Advisory Committee FIA-11-0016 - In the Matter of La Cuna de Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle Advisory Committee On December 2, 2011, the La Cuna de Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle Advisory Committee ("La Cuna") filed an appeal from determinations issued to it on September 15, 2011 and November 28, 2011, by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Loan Guarantee Program Office LGPO). In each determination, LGPO responded to a request for documents that La Cuna submitted under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, as implemented by the DOE in 10 C.F.R. Part 1004. In response to the La Cuna's FOIA request, LGPO identified and released a number of responsive

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EXC-12-0005 - In the Matter of Halco Lighting Technologies | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Halco Lighting Technologies 5 - In the Matter of Halco Lighting Technologies EXC-12-0005 - In the Matter of Halco Lighting Technologies On July 10, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Halco Lighting Technologies (Halco) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Halco asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL). Specifically, Halco cited previous requests for

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VBH-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

21 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger 21 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger VBH-0021 - In the Matter of Eugene J. Dreger This Initial Agency Decision addresses a whistleblower complaint filed by Eugene J. Dreger (the complainant) against his former employer, Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Co., Inc. (REECO) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. At the time of the incidents described below, Dreger worked at the DOE's Nevada Test Site as a safety inspector. REECO was a primary contractor at the Test Site until December 31, 1995. Beginning January 1, 1996, Bechtel Nevada assumed this responsibility, and it has also assumed responsibility for litigation relating to the prior period, including defending this action. For four years before his employment was terminated in September

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PSH-13-0006 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 6 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0006 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing DOE should not grant an individual access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited the individual's history of criminal conduct, financial problems, and past use of alcohol habitually to excess. The LSO also cited the report of a DOE Psychologist, in which he identified the individual's lack of control over his spending and use of alcohol as a mental condition that causes a significant defect in his judgment and reliability. The Hearing Officer found that (1) the individual had not resolved the concerns raised by his problematic use of alcohol, as he had received no treatment in the six months since being arrested for DWI, and had previously relapsed after

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VBH-0025 - In the Matter of Alizabeth Aramowicz Smith | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Alizabeth Aramowicz Smith 5 - In the Matter of Alizabeth Aramowicz Smith VBH-0025 - In the Matter of Alizabeth Aramowicz Smith This Initial Agency Decision concerns a whistleblower complaint filed by Alizabeth Aramowicz Smith, a former contractor employee at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. As explained below, Smith's complaint should be denied. This case arises under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the "whistleblower" regulations. The whistleblower regulations prohibit a contractor from retaliating against a contractor employee who engages in protected conduct. Protected conduct includes disclosing information that the employee believes reveals 1) a substantial violation of a law, rule, or regulation; 2) a substantial and specific danger to employees or to public health or

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VBU-0016 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VBU-0016 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal VBU-0016 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal VBU-0016 - In the Matter of Gary Roybal On October 6, 1998, Gary Roybal (Roybal) filed a complaint under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. The regulations governing the program were revised in a new interim final rule that took effect on April 14, 1999. Along with other procedural changes, the interim final rule reassigned the investigative function to the Office of Hearings and Appeals. All of the pending whistleblower cases in the investigative stage, including Roybal's case, were then transferred to OHA. The OHA investigator assigned to the case dismissed Roybal's complaint on June 11, 1999. On June 23, 1999, Roybal filed this Appeal of the dismissal with the Director

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EXC-11-0001 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1-0001 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation 1-0001 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation EXC-11-0001 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation On January 4, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by BSH Home Appliances Corporation (BSH). In its Application, the BSH sought relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). BSH requested relief for its new automatic defrost upright freezer with through-the-door ice service. BSH noted that the applicable energy efficiency standard for automatic defrost upright freezers (Class 9) does not account for through-the-door ice service and its inherent energy loss. BSH argued that its new product

354

TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. 3 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by NORDYNE, Inc. (NORDYNE), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). NORDYNE manufacturers air conditioning and heating equipment for the residential, light commercial and manufactured housing markets. In its exception request, NORDYNE asserts that it will suffer a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If NORDYNE's exception request were granted, the firm would receive

355

PSH-13-0071 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 1 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0071 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On October 10, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should be restored. In March 2013, as part of a background investigation, the local security office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about his alcohol use and alcohol-related incidents. During that PSI, the individual was referred to a DOE consultant psychologist (DOE psychologist) for an agency-sponsored evaluation who concluded that the individual suffers from Alcohol Abuse. The individual's behavior raised security concerns Criteria H, J and L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial

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PSH-12-0039 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 9 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0039 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On August 24, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision finding that the individual's security clearance should not be granted. A Local DOE Office had referred the individual's request for a security clearance to administrative review under 10 CFR Part 710 citing the following information as security concerns: (1) an opinion in December 2011 by a DOE psychiatrist that the individual meets the criteria set forth in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, 4th edition, Text Revised (DSM-IV-TR) for Alcohol Dependence, in partial remission; (2) a 2001 charge for public intoxication; and (3) admissions by the individual that he drinks to escape job-related stress; that his wife

357

EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. On October 23, 2012, OHA issued a decision considering an Application for Exception filed by Tailored Lighting, Inc. (TLI) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, TLI requests exception relief for its principal product, a PAR-shaped daylight incandescent reflector lamp known as the SoLux PAR. The company maintains that it has been unable to develop a more efficient alternative that offers the same utility as the SoLux PAR and, as

358

TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

13 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. 13 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by NORDYNE, Inc. (NORDYNE), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). NORDYNE manufacturers air conditioning and heating equipment for the residential, light commercial and manufactured housing markets. In its exception request, NORDYNE asserts that it will suffer a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If NORDYNE's exception request were granted, the firm would receive

359

TEE-0047 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

47 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America 47 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America TEE-0047 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Samsung Electronics America (Samsung) seeking relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Samsung asserts 1 that the firm will suffer an undue hardship and inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Samsung's Application for Exception is granted, the firm will receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new automatic defrost

360

TEE-0062 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. 2 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. TEE-0062 - In the Matter of United CoolAir Corp. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by United CoolAir Corporation (United CoolAir) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 431, Subpart F, Energy Conservation Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Commercial Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Energy Conservation Standards (Commercial Air Conditioner Standards).1 In its Application, United CoolAir asserts that the firm would suffer serious hardship, inequity, or unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 1, 2010, 10 C.F.R. § 431.97(b). If United CoolAir's Application for Exception were granted, the firm would

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PSH-12-0015 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 5 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0015 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing The individual is an applicant for a DOE security clearance. In July 2011, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address his alcohol use. In addition to the PSI, the LSO requested the individual=s medical records and recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist). The DOE psychiatrist examined the individual in October 2011 and memorialized his findings in a report (Psychiatric Report). According to the DOE psychiatrist, the individual suffers from Alcohol Dependence. The DOE psychiatrist further

362

VWX-0010 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VWX-0010 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett VWX-0010 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett VWX-0010 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett This Decision supplements an Initial Agency Decision, dated December 19, 1996, issued by the undersigned Hearing Officer of the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy in a case involving a "whistleblower" complaint. The complaint was filed by C. Lawrence Cornett (Cornett) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. See C. Lawrence Cornett, 26 DOE ¶ 87,507 (1996) (Cornett). (1) In Cornett, I found that Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. (META), a DOE contractor, had violated the provisions of 10 C.F.R. § 708.5 by terminating Cornett's employment in reprisal for his making protected disclosures related to public health and safety. The

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FIA-12-0023 - In the Matter of Thomas R. Thielen | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

23 - In the Matter of Thomas R. Thielen 23 - In the Matter of Thomas R. Thielen FIA-12-0023 - In the Matter of Thomas R. Thielen The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Director granted in part and denied in all other respects a Privacy Act Appeal filed by Thomas R. Thielen. Mr. Thielen filed a request with the DOE's Richland Operations Office for documents regarding a safety concern he raised to CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC). Richland issued a determination letter which stated that, according to CHPRC's contract with DOE, CHPRC's employee concern records are the property of the contractor and not subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act or Privacy Act. Richland released a copy of Mr. Thielen's DOE employee concern file, but withheld portions of the

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TEE-0025 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. 5 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. TEE-0025 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by LG Electronics, Inc. (LG) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, LG asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If LG's Application for Exception were granted, LG would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new automatic defrost refrigerator-freezer, with bottom mounted freezer and

365

VWA-0007 and VWA-0008 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of C.  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 and VWA-0008 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter 7 and VWA-0008 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. VWA-0007 and VWA-0008 - Deputy Secretary Decision - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. This is a request for review by Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. ("META"), a DOE contractor responsible for reviewing and revising the agency's waste management programmatic environmental impact statement ("PEIS"), of the Initial Agency Decision of the Office of Hearings and Appeals ("OHA") finding that Complainant C. Lawrence Cornett established that he had made protected health and safety disclosures under 10 C.F.R. Part 708 and that these disclosures were a contributing factor in

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PSH-12-0047 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 7 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0047 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On August 24, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a Decision in which she concluded that an individual should be granted DOE access authorization. A DOE Operations Office referred an applicant for a security clearance to administrative review under 10 C.F.R. Part 710, citing as security concerns issues pertaining to the individual's use of alcohol, including the opinion of a DOE consultant-psychiatrist that the individual was a user of alcohol habitually to excess, as well as the individual's past arrests. The individual requested a hearing before an OHA Hearing Officer. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer determined that the individual mitigated the

367

FIA-13-0018 - In the Matter of Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

18 - In the Matter of Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound 18 - In the Matter of Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound FIA-13-0018 - In the Matter of Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound On April 4, 2013, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision remanding in part an Appeal from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the Loan Programs Office (LPO). The Appellant appealed the LPO's decision to withhold information in the released documents pursuant to Exemptions 2, 4, 5 and 6, claiming that the LPO's determination letter inadequately justified its redactions. The Appellant also sought expedited processing of its Appeal, which the OHA denied, finding that there was no compelling need for expedited processing. The OHA concluded that the LPO properly invoked Exemption 6 as to withheld

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FIA-13-0041 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey, Sr. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey, Sr. 1 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey, Sr. FIA-13-0041 - In the Matter of DeShonne E. Massey, Sr. On July17, 2013, OHA issued a decision granting, in part, an appeal (Appeal) from a FOIA determination issued by the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS). The Appellant had filed a FOIA request seeking copies of any and all records that contain the time of arrival and/or departure of a named OHA employee at the FOHO gym located in the DOE Forrestal Building, from August 2007 to the present. In its response, HSS stated that after conducting a search of its files, HSS did not locate any responsive documents. The Appellant contested the adequacy of the search conducted in response to Appellant's request. Upon review of a description of the search conducted by HSS, OHA determined that HSS conducted a search

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LWD-0009 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri 9 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri LWD-0009 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri This determination will consider two requests for discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on September 24 and 27, 1993, by Ronald A. Sorri (Sorri) and L&M Technologies, Inc. (L&M), respectively. These motions concern the hearing requested by Sorri under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, on June 9, 1993 (OHA Case No. LWA-0001). The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program and the Sorri proceeding are described in a previous decision issued by the OHA, Sandia National Laboratories, 23 DOE ¶ 82,502 (1993) (Sandia). The hearing will be convened on October 26 and 27, 1993, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition to ruling on the discovery

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EXC-12-0008 - In the Matter of Litetronics International, Inc. | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Litetronics International, Inc. 8 - In the Matter of Litetronics International, Inc. EXC-12-0008 - In the Matter of Litetronics International, Inc. On July 20, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Litetronics International, Inc. (Litetronics) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Litetronics asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series

371

TBR-0112 - In the Matter of Ricky Ladd | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TBR-0112 - In the Matter of Ricky Ladd TBR-0112 - In the Matter of Ricky Ladd TBR-0112 - In the Matter of Ricky Ladd In a letter dated January 18, 2011, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE) dismissed the appeal of Ricky Ladd (hereinafter Mr. Ladd or the complainant)from the dismissal of his complaint of retaliation and request for investigation filed under 10 C.F.R. Part 708, the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program (Case No. TBU-0112). After reconsidering Mr. Ladd's appeal in light of additional arguments and information provided by Mr. Ladd, we find that our January 18, 2011, dismissal was appropriate, and that the additional information provided by Mr. Ladd does not provide a basis for reversing that determination.I tbr0112.pdf More Documents & Publications

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EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

07 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. 07 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. On October 23, 2012, OHA issued a decision considering an Application for Exception filed by Tailored Lighting, Inc. (TLI) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, TLI requests exception relief for its principal product, a PAR-shaped daylight incandescent reflector lamp known as the SoLux PAR. The company maintains that it has been unable to develop a more efficient alternative that offers the same utility as the SoLux PAR and, as a result, will suffer serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair

373

TBH-0088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta 8 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta TBH-0088 - In the Matter of Arun K. Dutta This Decision concerns a Complaint filed by Arun K. Dutta (hereinafter referred to as "Mr. Dutta" or "the Complainant") against Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Parsons" or "the Respondent"), his former employer, under the Department of Energy's (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program regulations found at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. At all times relevant to this proceeding, Parsons was a DOE contractor operating in Aiken, South Carolina. It is the Complainant's contention that during his employment with Parsons, he engaged in protected activity and, as a consequence, suffered reprisals by Parsons. Among the remedies that the Complainant

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EXC-12-0004 - In the Matter of Ushio America, Inc | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Ushio America, Inc 4 - In the Matter of Ushio America, Inc EXC-12-0004 - In the Matter of Ushio America, Inc On June 21, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Ushio America, Inc. (Ushio) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Ushio asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL). Specifically, Ushio cited previous requests for

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PSH-13-0045 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 5 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0045 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On July 15, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should grant an individual access authorization. As security concerns under Criterion L of 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited the individual's dual citizenship, his holding a passport issued by his country of birth and substantial investments maintained in that country, and his availing himself of benefits available to citizens of that country. The Hearing Officer found that the individual had resolved these concerns: the individual was willing to relinquish his foreign citizenship, no longer intended to renew his now expired foreign passport, and had transferred the majority of his

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FIA-12-0046 - In the Matter of Larry W. Long | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FIA-12-0046 - In the Matter of Larry W. Long FIA-12-0046 - In the Matter of Larry W. Long FIA-12-0046 - In the Matter of Larry W. Long The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Director denied a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeal filed by Larry W. Long (Appellant) of a final determination issued by the Oak Ridge Office (Oak Ridge). The Appellant requested copies of the Benefit Value Studies (Ben-Val Study) for URS/CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) and Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC, "Mercer or AON/Hewitt Studies" and similar information from DOE. Oak Ridge forwarded the request for the Mercer or AON/Hewitt Studies to DOE Headquarters. That part of the request was not at issue in this Appeal. In response to the remainder of the request, Oak Ridge stated that the Ben-Val Study was a contractor record rather than an agency

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LWD-0008 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri 8 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri LWD-0008 - In the Matter of Ronald A. Sorri This determination will consider two requests for discovery filed with the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on September 24 and 27, 1993, by Ronald A. Sorri (Sorri) and L&M Technologies, Inc. (L&M), respectively. These motions concern the hearing requested by Sorri under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708, on June 9, 1993 (OHA Case No. LWA-0001). The DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program and the Sorri proceeding are described in a previous decision issued by the OHA, Sandia National Laboratories, 23 DOE ¶ 82,502 (1993) (Sandia). The hearing will be convened on October 26 and 27, 1993, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition to ruling on the discovery

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LWA-0006 - In the Matter of Helen Gaidine Oglesbee | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 - In the Matter of Helen Gaidine Oglesbee 6 - In the Matter of Helen Gaidine Oglesbee LWA-0006 - In the Matter of Helen Gaidine Oglesbee This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Helen Gaidine Oglesbee (Oglesbee) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Oglesbee has been and is currently an employee of Westinghouse Hanford Company (WHC), the management and operating contractor at the DOE's Hanford Nuclear Site. She alleges that she made health and safety complaints to her immediate supervisor from December 1990 to August 1991, and that beginning in October or November 1991, she elevated these concerns to higher management officials at WHC. Oglesbee maintains that WHC took the following reprisals against her: failing to respond to her health-related issues and denying her access to

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FIA-13-0068 - In the Matter of Clarence Dorsey | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 - In the Matter of Clarence Dorsey 8 - In the Matter of Clarence Dorsey FIA-13-0068 - In the Matter of Clarence Dorsey On October 29, 2013, Clarence Dorsey ("Appellant") filed an Appeal from a determination issued to him on October 11, 2013, by the Oak Ridge Office (ORO) of the Department of Energy (DOE) (Privacy Act Request ORO-2013-00708-PA). In its determination, ORO responded to the Appellant's request for information filed under the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552a, as implemented by DOE in 10 C.F.R. Part 1008. This Appeal, if granted, would require ORO to conduct another search for the requested documents. On August 30, 2013, DOE's Office of Information Resources transferred the Appellant's Privacy Act Request to ORO. On October 11, 2013, ORO responded to the Privacy Act Request stating that it searched for records

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PSH-13-0044 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-13-0044 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On July 26 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which she concluded that an individual's security clearance should not be restored. In November and December 2012, as part of a background investigation, the local security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address concerns about the individual's pattern of criminal conduct. The individual's behavior raised security concerns under Criterion L. After conducting a hearing and evaluating the documentary and testimonial evidence, the Hearing Officer found that the individual had not presented sufficient evidence to mitigate the security concerns associated with his three charges of Driving

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FIA-12-0072 - In the Matter of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 - In the Matter of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy 2 - In the Matter of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy FIA-12-0072 - In the Matter of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy On December 14, 2012, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision remanding in part an appeal (Appeal) from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the Loan Guarantee Program Office (LGPO). The Appellant appealed the LGPO's decision to withhold portions of the released documents pursuant to Exemption 4 and contested the adequacy of its search. The Appellant claimed that Exemption 4 could not apply as the documents were agency records and as the LGPO did not adequately explain why the withheld portions were confidential and entitled to Exemption 4 protection. OHA determined that while the documents

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TBZ-1097 - In the Matter of David M. Widger | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1097 - In the Matter of David M. Widger 1097 - In the Matter of David M. Widger TBZ-1097 - In the Matter of David M. Widger This Decision will consider two Motions to Dismiss filed by Safety & Ecology Corp. (SEC), a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor located in upstate New York. SEC seeks dismissal of a Complaint that David M. Widger filed against it on October 19, 2009, under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. OHA has assigned Mr. Widger's Complaint Case No. TBH-0097 and the present Motions to Dismiss Case Numbers TBZ-1097 and TBZ-2097. For the reasons set forth below, I have determined that SEC's First Motion should be denied and its Second Motion should be granted. Accordingly, I find that Mr. Widger's Complaint should be dismissed. Case Numbers: TBH-0097 TBZ-1097 TBZ-2097

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EXC-12-0011 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Lighting Corporation |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Lighting Corporation 1 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Lighting Corporation EXC-12-0011 - In the Matter of Westinghouse Lighting Corporation On September 17, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Westinghouse Lighting Corporation (Westinghouse) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Westinghouse asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the Lighting Efficiency Standards, which became effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service Fluorescent Lamps (GSFL).

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TBH-0089 - In the Matter of Himadri K. Das | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 - In the Matter of Himadri K. Das 9 - In the Matter of Himadri K. Das TBH-0089 - In the Matter of Himadri K. Das This Decision concerns a Complaint filed by Himadri K. Das against RCS Corporation, his former employer, and Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, Inc. (Parsons), under the Department of Energy=s (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program regulations found at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. RCS is professional staffing company that identifies and hires personnel for its clients. At all times relevant to this proceeding, Parsons was a DOE contractor operating in Aiken, South Carolina, and was a client of RCS. RCS hired Mr. Das to provided his services to Parsons as a mechanical engineer. Mr. Das contends that during his placement with Parsons, he engaged in protected activity and, as a consequence, suffered reprisal by RCS and

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VWA-0007 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano 7 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. VWA-0007 - In the Matter of C. Lawrence Cornett, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. This Decision involves a complaint filed by C. Lawrence Cornett (Complainant) under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Complainant contends that various types of reprisals were taken against him by his employer, Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc. (META), after he raised public health and safety concerns regarding the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). At the time of Complainant's hiring in November 1992, META was under contract to the DOE to review and revise draft materials for the PEIS including the performance of data analysis. See DOE Contract No.

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PSH-13-0024 - In the Matter of Personnel Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security 4 - In the Matter of Personnel Security PSH-13-0024 - In the Matter of Personnel Security On May 30, 2013, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he determined that the DOE should not restore an individual's access authorization. As security concerns under 10 CFR Part 710, a Local Security Office (LSO) cited (1) the report of a DOE consultant psychiatrist, in which he diagnosed the individual as suffering from Alcohol Abuse; (2) the individual's September 25, 2012, positive blood alcohol test at work; (3) his admission that, the evening before the test, he consumed approximately three Jack Daniels and three beers; (4) his admission that from 2009 to September 2012, he drank to the point of intoxication every weekend; (5) his December 31, 2005, arrest for Driving

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TBH-0097 - In the Matter of David M. Widger | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of David M. Widger 7 - In the Matter of David M. Widger TBH-0097 - In the Matter of David M. Widger This Decision will consider two Motions to Dismiss filed by Safety & Ecology Corp. (SEC), a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor located in upstate New York. SEC seeks dismissal of a Complaint that David M. Widger filed against it on October 19, 2009, under the DOE's Contractor Employee Protection Program, set forth at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. OHA has assigned Mr. Widger's Complaint Case No. TBH-0097 and the present Motions to Dismiss Case Numbers TBZ-1097 and TBZ-2097. For the reasons set forth below, I have determined that SEC's First Motion should be denied and its Second Motion should be granted. Accordingly, I find that Mr. Widger's Complaint should be dismissed. Case Numbers: TBH-0097 TBZ-1097 TBZ-2097

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EXC-12-0006 - In the Matter of Premium Quality Lighting, Inc. | Department  

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6 - In the Matter of Premium Quality Lighting, Inc. 6 - In the Matter of Premium Quality Lighting, Inc. EXC-12-0006 - In the Matter of Premium Quality Lighting, Inc. On July 27, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Premium Quality Lighting, Inc. (PQL) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, PQL asserted that it will suffer a serious hardship, gross inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the new Lighting Efficiency Standards, effective July 14, 2012 (2009 Final Rule), with respect to its 700 series T8 General Service

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VWA-0006 - In the Matter of META, Inc | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VWA-0006 - In the Matter of META, Inc VWA-0006 - In the Matter of META, Inc VWA-0006 - In the Matter of META, Inc This Decision involves a whistleblower complaint filed by Mr. Eugene Greer under the Department of Energy's Contractor Employee Protection Program, codified at 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Until his employment was terminated on November 4, 1993, Mr. Greer was an audio-visual operator at DOE Headquarters employed by two DOE contractors, Omega, Inc., and its successor META, Inc. During Omega's tenure, the Office of Inspector General (IG) interviewed Mr. Greer in connection with an investigation of misuse of government property by two DOE employees responsible for supervising the audio-visual contract. Ultimately, one of the DOE employees was reprimanded. META succeeded to the Omega contract, hired Mr. Greer and

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VWX-0014 - In the Matter of Frank E. Isbill | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VWX-0014 - In the Matter of Frank E. Isbill VWX-0014 - In the Matter of Frank E. Isbill VWX-0014 - In the Matter of Frank E. Isbill This Decision supplements an Initial Agency Decision, dated September 27, 1999, issued by the undersigned Hearing Officer of the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy in a case involving a "whistleblower" complaint filed by Frank E. Isbill (the complainant) under 10 C.F.R. Part 708. See Frank E. Isbill, 27 DOE ¶ 87,529 (1999). In the Decision, I found that NCI Information Systems, Inc. (the contractor), a DOE contractor, had violated the provisions of 10 C.F.R. § 708.5 by removing the complainant's supervisory duties in reprisal for his making protected disclosures related to a possible abuse of authority. The Decision further determined that the complainant should be awarded

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VEA-0018 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation | Department of Energy  

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8 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation 8 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation VEA-0018 - In the Matter of Whirlpool Corporation This determination considers an Appeal filed by Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) of a Decision and Order issued by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on March 2, 2001. Diversified Refrigeration, Inc., 28 DOE ¶ , Case No. VEE-0079 (March 2, 2001) (Diversified). In the Decision and Order, OHA granted Diversified Refrigeration, Inc. (DRI) a limited exception from the revised standards of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards), that become effective July 1, 2001. 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. In its Appeal, Whirlpool argues that the exception relief granted

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FIA-13-0017 - In the Matter of Partnership for Policy Integrity |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 - In the Matter of Partnership for Policy Integrity 7 - In the Matter of Partnership for Policy Integrity FIA-13-0017 - In the Matter of Partnership for Policy Integrity On March 28, 2013, The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) granted in part and denied in all other aspects an Appeal filed by Partnership for Policy Integrity (the Appellant) under the FOIA of two determinations issued by the DOE's Loan Guarantee Program Office (LGPO). PPI's request sought information concerning a loan guarantee application filed by a third party. On January 17, 2013, and on February 5, 2013, LGPO issued determination letters release a total of 80 documents to the Appellant. However, LGPO withheld portions of these documents under Exemptions 4 and 6. thes Appeal contended that LGPO's withholdings from six specific documents under

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FIA-12-0040 - In the Matter of Idaho Conservation League | Department of  

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0 - In the Matter of Idaho Conservation League 0 - In the Matter of Idaho Conservation League FIA-12-0040 - In the Matter of Idaho Conservation League On August 16, 2012, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision granting in part an appeal from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) determination issued by the Department of Energy's Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The Idaho Conservation League (Appellant) submitted a FOIA request to BPA seeking the Project file for the Albeni Falls Dam Flexible Winter Operations Environmental Assessment. In a Determination Letter, BPA issued a response to the Appellant's FOIA request, releasing 17 documents in their entirety, releasing one partially redacted document, withholding two documents as non-responsive, withholding 25 documents in their entirety under Exemptions 5 and 6 and providing a

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PSH-12-0079 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing | Department of  

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079 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing 079 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing PSH-12-0079 - In the Matter of Personnel Security Hearing On October 12, 2012, an OHA Hearing Officer issued a decision in which he concluded the DOE should grant an individual an access authorization. A Local Security Office suspended the individual's security clearance because of concerns regarding the individual's prior use of heroin and an opinion of a DOE consultant psychologist that the individual suffered from Opiate Dependence and Learning Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. A Local Security Office cited this information as the basis for security concerns under the Bond Amendment and 10 C.F.R. Part 710. The Hearing Officer found that that the individual resolved the concern related to his use of

395

Role of natural organic matter in governing the bioavailability of toxic metals to american oysters  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Colloidal macromolecular organic matter (COM), which makes up a large portion of the bulk dissolved organic matter (DOM) in marine environments, has the capability to modify the bioavailability of potentially toxic metals to aquatic organisms. In order to better understand the bioavailability of some of these metals to estuarine bivalves, American Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) were exposed to different types of natural colloidal (COM) and model (alginic acid, carrageenan, and latex particles) organic biopolymers, tagged with gamma-emitting radioactive metal ions (110mAg, 109Cd, 57Co, 51Cr, 59Fe, 203Hg and 65Zn) or 14C (to sugar OH groups). Natural COM was obtained from Galveston Bay water by 0.5µm filtration, followed by cross-flow ultrafiltration, using a 1kDa ultrafilter, diafiltration and freeze-drying. COM and DOM model compounds were used in the bioavailability experiments at 2 ppm concentrations. Separate 16-hour experiments using varying sizes of latex particles assessed the lowest size of colloids that can be filtered from the water. Results showed that filter-feeding bivalves could efficiently remove particles as small as 0.04µm (40nm) in diameter, with removal halftimes of 2.5 to 5.5 hours, equivalent to filtration rates of about 50±15 ml/hour, or about 3 L d-1 g-1, which are typical values for these oysters. Results of the 20-hour bioavailability experiments demonstrated that oysters could effectively filter metals bound to COM, with the metals bound to alginic acid COM being removed at the highest rates from the water. However, the metals bound to alginic acid were not found in oyster meat in the highest amounts: it was the metals associated with the carrageenan COM. The 14C labeled biopolymer data also showed alginic acid to be removed from the water at the highest rate and, contrary to the metals, was also present in the meat in the greatest amounts. Thus, while previous experiments suggested that the quantity (i.e., concentration) of natural organic matter is important for metal bioavailability, it was shown here that the ?quality?, i.e., the type of natural organic matter, is also a factor for controlling bioavailability, removal and incorporation rates of metals to oysters.

Haye, Jennifer Marcelle

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Unravelling the Dark Matter - Dark Energy Paradigm  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The standard LambdaCDM model of cosmology is usually understood to arise from demanding that the Friedmann-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker (FLRW) metric satisfy the General Relativity dynamics for spacetime metrics. The FLRW data-based dominant parameter values, Omega_Lambda=0.73 and Omega_m=0.27 for the dark energy and dark matter+matter, respectively, are then determined by fitting the supernova red-shift data. However in the pressure-less flat-space case the LambdaCDM model is most easily derived from Newtonian gravity, and which was based on the special case of planetary motion in the solar system. Not surprisingly when extended to galactic rotations and cosmology Newtonian dynamics is found to be wanting, and the fix-up involves introducing dark matter and dark energy, as shown herein. However a different theory of gravity leads to a different account of galactic rotations and cosmology, and does not require dark matter nor dark energy to fit the supernova data. It is shown that fitting the LambdaCDM model to this new model, and so independently of the actual supernova data, requires the LambdaCDM model parameters to be those given above. Hence we conclude that dark energy and dark matter are no more than mathematical artifacts to fix-up limitations of Newtonian gravity. Various other data are also briefly reviewed to illustrate other successful tests of this new theory of gravity.

Reginald T Cahill

2009-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

397

Direct Detection of Dark Matter Debris Flows  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Tidal stripping of dark matter from subhalos falling into the Milky Way produces narrow, cold tidal streams as well as more spatially extended "debris flows" in the form of shells, sheets, and plumes. Here we focus on the debris flow in the Via Lactea II simulation, and show that this incompletely phase-mixed material exhibits distinctive high velocity behavior. Unlike tidal streams, which may not necessarily intersect the Earth's location, debris flow is spatially uniform at 8 kpc and thus guaranteed to be present in the dark matter flux incident on direct detection experiments. At Earth-frame speeds greater than 450 km/s, debris flow comprises more than half of the dark matter at the Sun's location, and up to 80% at even higher speeds. Therefore, debris flow is most important for experiments that are particularly sensitive to the high speed tail of the dark matter distribution, such as searches for light or inelastic dark matter or experiments with directional sensitivity. We show that debris flow yields a distinctive recoil energy spectrum and a broadening of the distribution of incidence direction.

Michael Kuhlen; Mariangela Lisanti; David N. Spergel

2012-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

398

QUARK MATTER IN MASSIVE COMPACT STARS  

SciTech Connect

The recent observation of the pulsar PSR J1614-2230 with a mass of 1.97 {+-} 0.04 M{sub sun} gives a strong constraint on the quark and nuclear matter equations of state (EoS). We explore the parameter ranges for a parameterized EoS for quark stars. We find that strange stars, made of absolutely stable strange quark matter, comply with the new constraint only if effects from the strong coupling constant and color-superconductivity are taken into account. Hybrid stars, compact stars with a quark matter core and a hadronic outer layer, can be as massive as 2 M{sub sun}, but only for a significantly limited range of parameters. We demonstrate that the appearance of quark matter in massive stars crucially depends on the stiffness of the nuclear matter EoS. We show that the masses of hybrid stars stay below the ones of hadronic and pure quark stars, due to the softening of the EoS at the quark-hadron phase transition.

Weissenborn, Simon; Pagliara, Giuseppe; Schaffner-Bielich, Juergen [Institute for Theoretical Physics, Ruprecht-Karls University, 69120 Heidelberg (Germany); Sagert, Irina [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (United States); Hempel, Matthias [Department of Physics, University of Basel, 4056 Basel (Switzerland)

2011-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

399

Visible and dark matter in M 31 - II. A dynamical model and dark matter density distribution  

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In the present paper we derive the density distribution of dark matter (DM) in a well-observed nearby disc galaxy, the Andromeda galaxy. From photometrical and chemical evolution models constructed in the first part of the study (Tamm, Tempel & Tenjes 2007 (arXiv:0707.4375), hereafter Paper I) we can calculate the mass distribution of visible components (the bulge, the disc, the stellar halo, the outer diffuse stellar halo). In the dynamical model we calculate stellar rotation velocities along the major axis and velocity dispersions along the major, minor and intermediate axes of the galaxy assuming triaxial velocity dispersion ellipsoid. Comparing the calculated values with the collected observational data, we find the amount of DM, which must be added to reach an agreement with the observed rotation and dispersion data. We conclude that within the uncertainties, the DM distributions by Moore, Burkert, Navarro, Frenk & White (NFW) and the Einasto fit with observations nearly at all distances. The NFW and Einasto density distributions give the best fit with observations. The total mass of M 31 with the NFW DM distribution is 1.19*10^12 M_sun, the ratio of the DM mass to the visible mass is 10.0. For the Einasto DM distribution, these values are 1.28*10^12 M_sun and 10.8. The ratio of the DM mass to the visible mass inside the Holmberg radius is 1.75 for the NFW and the Einasto distributions. For different cuspy DM distributions, the virial mass is in a range 6.9-7.9*10^11 M_sun and the virial radius is ~150 kpc. The DM mean densities inside 10 pc for cusped models are 33 and 16 M_sun pc^-3 for the NFW and the Einasto profiles, respectively. For the cored Burkert profile, this value is 0.06 M_sun pc^-3.

Elmo Tempel; Antti Tamm; Peeter Tenjes

2007-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

400

ALS Reveals New State of Matter  

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ALS Reveals New State of Matter Print ALS Reveals New State of Matter Print ALS user groups from Princeton and Stanford have been making waves this past year with several high-profile papers and extensive news coverage of their work on a new state of matter embodied by "topological insulators," materials that conduct electricity only on their surfaces. First identified at the ALS in 2007 by a Princeton team led by M. Zahid Hasan, topological insulators have been the subject of intense interest, based on unusual quantum properties that manifest themselves macroscopically. The discovery of a "second generation" of topological insulators that robustly retain these properties well above room temperature has spurred a rising tide of theoretical proposals for potential applications in nanoscale spintronic devices and fault-tolerant quantum computers. In addition, it's also been suggested that topological insulators may serve as a test bed for studies of never-before-seen particles predicted by high-energy physics.

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ALS Reveals New State of Matter  

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ALS Reveals New State of Matter Print ALS Reveals New State of Matter Print ALS user groups from Princeton and Stanford have been making waves this past year with several high-profile papers and extensive news coverage of their work on a new state of matter embodied by "topological insulators," materials that conduct electricity only on their surfaces. First identified at the ALS in 2007 by a Princeton team led by M. Zahid Hasan, topological insulators have been the subject of intense interest, based on unusual quantum properties that manifest themselves macroscopically. The discovery of a "second generation" of topological insulators that robustly retain these properties well above room temperature has spurred a rising tide of theoretical proposals for potential applications in nanoscale spintronic devices and fault-tolerant quantum computers. In addition, it's also been suggested that topological insulators may serve as a test bed for studies of never-before-seen particles predicted by high-energy physics.

402

Chance and Chandra (and repulsive dark matter)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A few examples are given of Chandra's work on statistical and stochastic problems that relate to open questions in astrophysics, in particular his theory of dynamical relaxation in systems with inverse-square interparticle forces. The roles of chaos and integrability in this theory require clarification, especially for systems having a dominant central mass. After this prelude, a hypothetical form of repulsive bosonic dark matter is discussed. The repulsion leads to nontrivial thermodynamic behavior, including superfluidity, and would tend to suppress dynamical friction, greatly reducing the drag exerted on rotating galactic bars. However, this form of dark matter can probably be ruled out, at least for parameters that allow halos to reach thermal equilibria within a Hubble time. One combination of the particle mass and interparticle repulsion determines the minimum core radius of dark halos. Bounds on dark-matter collisionality inferred from the Bullet Cluster constrain a second combination. It is possible t...

Goodman, Jeremy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

The Top Window for dark matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate a scenario that the top quark is the only window to the dark matter particle. We use the effective Lagrangian approach to write down the interaction between the top quark and the dark matter particle. Requiring the dark matter satisfying the relic density we obtain the size of the effective interaction. We show that the scenario can be made consistent with the direct and indirect detection experiments by adjusting the size of the effective coupling. Finally, we calculate the production cross section for $t\\bar t + \\chi \\bar \\chi$ at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which will give rise to an interesting signature of a top-pair plus large missing energy.

Kingman Cheung; Kentarou Mawatari; Eibun Senaha; Po-Yan Tseng; Tzu-Chiang Yuan

2010-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

404

NEUTRINO PROCESSES IN PARTIALLY DEGENERATE NEUTRON MATTER  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We investigate neutrino processes for conditions reached in simulations of core-collapse supernovae. In regions where neutrino-matter interactions play an important role, matter is partially degenerate, and we extend earlier work that addressed the degenerate regime. We derive expressions for the spin structure factor in neutron matter, which is a key quantity required for evaluating rates of neutrino processes. We show that, for essentially all conditions encountered in the post-bounce phase of core-collapse supernovae, it is a very good approximation to calculate the spin relaxation rates in the nondegenerate limit. We calculate spin relaxation rates based on chiral effective field theory interactions and find that they are typically a factor of two smaller than those obtained using the standard one-pion-exchange interaction alone.

Bacca, S.; Hally, K. [TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 2A3 (Canada); Liebendoerfer, M.; Perego, A. [Department of Physics, University of Basel, Klingelbergstr. 82, 4056 Basel (Switzerland); Pethick, C. J. [Niels Bohr International Academy, Niels Bohr Institute, Blegdamsvej 17, DK-2100 Copenhagen O (Denmark); Schwenk, A. [ExtreMe Matter Institute EMMI, GSI Helmholtzzentrum fuer Schwerionenforschung GmbH, D-64291 Darmstadt (Germany)

2012-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

405

MODELING OBSERVATIONAL CONSTRAINTS FOR DARK MATTER HALOS  

SciTech Connect

Observations show that the underlying rotation curves at intermediate radii in spiral and low-surface-brightness galaxies are nearly universal. Further, in these same galaxies, the product of the central density and the core radius ({rho}{sub 0} r{sub 0}) is constant. An empirically motivated model for dark matter halos that incorporates these observational constraints is presented and shown to be in accord with the observations. A model fit to the observations of the galaxy cluster A611 shows that {rho}{sub 0} r{sub 0} for the dark matter halo in this more massive structure is larger by a factor of {approx}20 over that assumed for the galaxies. The model maintains the successful Navarro-Frenk-White form in the outer regions, although the well-defined differences in the inner regions suggest that modifications to the standard cold dark matter picture are required.

Hartwick, F. D. A. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 3P6 (Canada)

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

ALS Reveals New State of Matter  

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ALS Reveals New State of Matter Print ALS Reveals New State of Matter Print ALS user groups from Princeton and Stanford have been making waves this past year with several high-profile papers and extensive news coverage of their work on a new state of matter embodied by "topological insulators," materials that conduct electricity only on their surfaces. First identified at the ALS in 2007 by a Princeton team led by M. Zahid Hasan, topological insulators have been the subject of intense interest, based on unusual quantum properties that manifest themselves macroscopically. The discovery of a "second generation" of topological insulators that robustly retain these properties well above room temperature has spurred a rising tide of theoretical proposals for potential applications in nanoscale spintronic devices and fault-tolerant quantum computers. In addition, it's also been suggested that topological insulators may serve as a test bed for studies of never-before-seen particles predicted by high-energy physics.

407

How Much Do Different Land Models Matter for Climate Simulation? Part I: Climatology and Variability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An atmospheric general circulation model (AGCM) is coupled to three different land surface schemes (LSSs), both individually and in combination (i.e., the LSSs receive the same AGCM forcing each time step and the averaged upward surface fluxes ...

Jiangfeng Wei; Paul A. Dirmeyer; Zhichang Guo; Li Zhang; Vasubandhu Misra

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

This paper was published in Soft Matter as part of the Food Science web theme issue  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

wheat dough, all-purpose flour wheat dough, and cake flour wheat dough. Both ultrasound and conventional. Introduction 1.1. Dough based systems-importance of characterization Wheat flour and water mixtures, doughs, are used in the manufacture of many different food products. A wheat flour and water mixture when subjected

Weeks, Eric R.

409

Facility Representative Program: Subject Matter Links  

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Subject Matter Links Subject Matter Links Nuclear Office of Nuclear Safety and Environment Nuclear Regulatory Commission American Nuclear Society (ANS) Nuclear Energy Institute International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Electrical OSHA Electrical Safety Information Underwriters Laboratories National Electrical Manufacturers Association Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries OSHA Laser Hazards Chemical DOE Chemical Safety Program DOE Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program EPA Chemical Information Material Safety Data Sheets Search NIOSH Guide to Chemical Hazards American Petroleum Institute Alternative Fluorocarbons Environmental Acceptability Study American Institute of Chemical Engineers Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

410

A Critique of Drexler Dark Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Drexler dark matter is an alternate approach to dark matter that assumes that highly relativistic protons trapped in the halo of the galaxies could account for the missing mass. We look at various energetics involved in such a scenario such as the energy required to produce such particles and the corresponding lifetimes. Also we look at the energy losses from synchrotron and inverse Compton scattering and their signatures. The Coulomb repulsive instability due to the excess charge around the galaxies is also calculated. The above results lead us to conclude that such a model for DM is unfeasible.

C. Sivaram; Kenath Arun; R. Nagaraja

2010-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

411

Black Hole Remnants and Dark Matter  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

We argue that, when the gravity effect is included, the generalized uncertainty principle (GUP) may prevent black holes from total evaporation in a similar way that the standard uncertainty principle prevents the hydrogen atom from total collapse. Specifically we invoke the GUP to obtain a modified Hawking temperature, which indicates that there should exist non-radiating remnants (BHR) of about Planck mass. BHRs are an attractive candidate for cold dark matter. We investigate an alternative cosmology in which primordial BHRs are the primary source of dark matter.

Chen, Pisin

2002-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

412

Dipole Moment Bounds on Dark Matter Annihilation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider constraints on simplified models in which scalar dark matter annihilates to light charged leptons through the exchange of charged mediators. We find that loop diagrams will contribute corrections to the magnetic and electric dipole moments of the light charged leptons, and experimental constraints on these corrections place significant bounds on the dark matter annihilation cross section. In particular, annihilation to electrons with an observable cross section would be ruled out, while annihilation to muons is only permitted if the dominant contributions arise from CP-violating interactions.

Keita Fukushima; Jason Kumar

2013-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

413

Might Dark Matter be Actually Black?  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

There have been proposals that primordial black hole remnants (BHRs) are the dark matter, but the idea is somewhat vague. We argue here first that the generalized uncertainty principle (GUP) may prevent black holes from evaporating completely, in a similar way that the standard uncertainty principle prevents the hydrogen atom from collapsing. Secondly we note that the hybrid inflation model provides a plausible mechanism for production of large numbers of small black holes. Combining these we suggest that the dark matter might be composed of Planck-size BHRs and discuss the possible constraints and signatures associated with this notion.

Chen, Pisin

2003-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

414

Generalized Uncertainty Principle and Dark Matter  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

There have been proposals that primordial black hole remnants (BHRs) are the dark matter, but the idea is somewhat vague. Recently we argued that the generalized uncertainty principle (GUP) may prevent black holes from evaporating completely, in a similar way that the standard uncertainty principle prevents the hydrogen atom from collapsing. We further noted that the hybrid inflation model provides a plausible mechanism for production of large numbers of small black holes. Combining these we suggested that the dark matter might be composed of Planck-size BHRs. In this paper we briefly review these arguments, and discuss the reheating temperature as a result of black hole evaporation.

Chen, P

2004-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

415

Holographic cold nuclear matter and neutron star  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We have previously found a new phase of cold nuclear matter based on a holographic gauge theory, where baryons are introduced as instanton gas in the probe D8/$\\overline{\\rm D8}$ branes. In our model, we could obtain the equation of state (EOS) of our nuclear matter by introducing fermi momentum. Then, here we apply this model to the neutron star and study its mass and radius by solving the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff (TOV) equations in terms of the EOS given here. We give some comments for our holographic model from a viewpoint of the other field theoretical approaches.

Kazuo Ghoroku; Kouki Kubo; Motoi Tachibana; Fumihiko Toyoda

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

416

Particulate matter sensor with a heater  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus to detect particulate matter. The apparatus includes a sensor electrode, a shroud, and a heater. The electrode measures a chemical composition within an exhaust stream. The shroud surrounds at least a portion of the sensor electrode, exclusive of a distal end of the sensor electrode exposed to the exhaust stream. The shroud defines an air gap between the sensor electrode and the shroud and an opening toward the distal end of the sensor electrode. The heater is mounted relative to the sensor electrode. The heater burns off particulate matter in the air gap between the sensor electrode and the shroud.

Hall, Matthew (Austin, TX)

2011-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

417

Dark Matter in the Light of COBE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The observations of all three COBE instruments are examined for the effects of dark matter. The anisotropy measured by the DMR, and especially the degree-scale ground- and balloon-based experiments, is only compatible with large-scale structure formation by gravity if the Universe is dominated by non-baryonic dark matter. The FIRAS instrument measures the total power radiated by cold dust, and thus places tight limits on the absorption of starlight by very cold gas and dust in the outer Milky Way. The DIRBE instrument measures the infrared background, and will place tight limits on the emission by low mass stars in the Galactic halo.

Edward L. Wright

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Little Climates -- Part One  

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Part One Part One Nature Bulletin No. 478-A January 27, 1973 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation LITTLE CLIMATES -- Part One: Weather in the Soi. Climate vitally affects our lives. Wherever we live, climate has largely determined the plant and animal life in that region, the development of civilization there and what people do. The climate of any region represents its overall weather picture: the sum of its weather today, tomorrow, and during past centuries. We are accustomed to think of climate as a set of conditions occurring entirely in the atmosphere above the earth's surface, and it may sound silly when we say that there are climates underground -- little climates just as real as those above -- but it's true, There are special kinds of weather in the soil.

419

Plutonium microstructures. Part 1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is the first of three parts in which Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory metallographers exhibit a consolidated set of illustrations of inclusions that are seen in plutonium metal as a consequence of inherent and tramp impurities, alloy additions, and thermal or mechanical treatments. This part includes illustrations of nonmetallic and intermetallic inclusions characteristic of major impurity elements as an aid to identifying unknowns. It also describes historical aspects of the increased purity of laboratory plutonium samples, and it gives the composition of the etchant solutions and describes the etching procedure used in the preparation of each illustrated sample. 25 figures.

Cramer, E.M.; Bergin, J.B.

1981-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Unified Description of Dark Energy and Dark Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dark energy in the universe is assumed to be vacuum energy. The energy-momentum of vacuum is described by a scale-dependent cosmological constant. The equations of motion imply for the density of matter (dust) the sum of the usual matter density (luminous matter) and an additional matter density (dark matter) similar to the dark energy. The scale-dependent cosmological constant is given up to an exponent which is approximated by the experimentally decided density parameters of dark matter and dark energy. This yields that dark matter is one third of dark energy for all times implying an explanation of the coincidence of dark matter and dark energy. In the final state, the universe becomes dark, consisting of dark matter and dark energy.

Walter Petry

2008-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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ALS Reveals New State of Matter  

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ALS Reveals New State of Matter ALS Reveals New State of Matter ALS Reveals New State of Matter Print Wednesday, 13 October 2010 00:00 ALS user groups from Princeton and Stanford have been making waves this past year with several high-profile papers and extensive news coverage of their work on a new state of matter embodied by "topological insulators," materials that conduct electricity only on their surfaces. First identified at the ALS in 2007 by a Princeton team led by M. Zahid Hasan, topological insulators have been the subject of intense interest, based on unusual quantum properties that manifest themselves macroscopically. The discovery of a "second generation" of topological insulators that robustly retain these properties well above room temperature has spurred a rising tide of theoretical proposals for potential applications in nanoscale spintronic devices and fault-tolerant quantum computers. In addition, it's also been suggested that topological insulators may serve as a test bed for studies of never-before-seen particles predicted by high-energy physics.

422

New Student Orientation Program Money Matters  

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New Student Orientation Program Money Matters: A Parents' Guide to Billing and Financial Aid #12;2New Student Orientation Program Presentation Presentation is available online at: www.umass.edu/bursar or www.umass.edu/umfa #12;3New Student Orientation Program You've got questions... and we've got answers

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

423

New Student Orientation Program Money Matters  

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New Student Orientation Program Money Matters: A Parents' Guide to Billing and Financial Aid #12;2New Student Orientation Program You've got questions... and we've got answers! · Financial Aid · Tuition bills, payment process · Timelines and consequences Welcome! #12;3New Student Orientation Program

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

424

Determining Supersymmetric Parameters With Dark Matter Experiments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this article, we explore the ability of direct and indirect dark matter experiments to not only detect neutralino dark matter, but to constrain and measure the parameters of supersymmetry. In particular, we explore the relationship between the phenomenological quantities relevant to dark matter experiments, such as the neutralino annihilation and elastic scattering cross sections, and the underlying characteristics of the supersymmetric model, such as the values of {mu} (and the composition of the lightest neutralino), m{sub A} and tan {beta}. We explore a broad range of supersymmetric models and then focus on a smaller set of benchmark models. We find that by combining astrophysical observations with collider measurements, {mu} can often be constrained far more tightly than it can be from LHC data alone. In models in the A-funnel region of parameter space, we find that dark matter experiments can potentially determine m{sub A} to roughly {+-}100 GeV, even when heavy neutral MSSM Higgs bosons (A, H{sub 1}) cannot be observed at the LHC. The information provided by astrophysical experiments is often highly complementary to the information most easily ascertained at colliders.

Hooper, Dan; /Fermilab; Taylor, Andrew M.; /Oxford U.

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Tasty States of Matter Nicholas Brawand  

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the Colorado Department of Education. 1.1 Physical Science Standard 1 Matter exists in dierent states or the other. 2 #12;4 Materials 1. liquid nitrogen 2. half and half 3. vanilla extract 4. sugar 5. metal bowl 6

426

ON THE LOCAL DARK MATTER DENSITY  

SciTech Connect

An analysis of the kinematics of 412 stars at 1-4 kpc from the Galactic midplane by Moni Bidin et al. has claimed to derive a local density of dark matter that is an order of magnitude below standard expectations. We show that this result is incorrect and that it arises from the assumption that the mean azimuthal velocity of the stellar tracers is independent of Galactocentric radius at all heights. We substitute the assumption, supported by data, that the circular speed is independent of radius in the midplane. We demonstrate that the assumption of constant mean azimuthal velocity is implausible by showing that it requires the circular velocity to drop more steeply than allowed by any plausible mass model, with or without dark matter, at large heights above the midplane. Using the approximation that the circular-velocity curve is flat in the midplane, we find that the data imply a local dark matter density of 0.008 {+-} 0.003 M{sub Sun} pc{sup -3} = 0.3 {+-} 0.1 GeV cm{sup -3}, fully consistent with standard estimates of this quantity. This is the most robust direct measurement of the local dark matter density to date.

Bovy, Jo; Tremaine, Scott [Institute for Advanced Study, Einstein Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540 (United States)

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

A Quantum Approach to Dark Matter  

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This work develops and explores a quantum-based theory which enables the nature and origin of cold dark matter (CDM) to be understood without need to introduce exotic particles. The quantum approach predicts the existence of certain macroscopic quantum structures that are WIMP-like even when occupied by traditional baryonic particles. These structures function as dark matter candidates for CDM theory on large scales where it has been most successful, and retain the potential to yield observationally compliant predictions on galactic cluster and sub-cluster scales. Relatively pure, high angular momentum, eigenstate solutions obtained from Schrodinger's equation in weak gravity form the structural basis. They have no classical analogue, and properties radically different from those of traditional localised matter (whose eigenstate spectra contain negligible quantities of such states). Salient features include radiative lifetimes that can exceed the age of the universe, energies and 'sizes' consistent with galactic halos, and negligible interaction rates with radiation and macroscopic galactic objects. This facilitates the formation of sparsely populated macroscopic quantum structures that are invisible and stable. Viable structure formation scenarios are based on the seed potential wells of primordial black holes formed at the e+/e- phase transition. The structures can potentially produce suitable internal density distributions and have capacity to accommodate the required amount of halo dark matter. The formation scenarios show that it is possible to incorporate structures into universal evolutionary scenarios without significantly compromising the results of WMAP or the measurements of elemental BBN ratios.

A. D. Ernest

2004-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

428

Direct search for WIMP dark matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We will review the experimental aspects of the direct search for WIMP dark matter. In thin search, one looks in a terrestrial target for nuclear recoils produced by the impacts with WIMPs from the galatic halo. After describing the different search strategies and review the currently running experiments and the prospects of future experiments

J. Gascon

2005-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

429

Product Supplied for Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 500 ppm ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Data may not add to ...

430

Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 2000 ppm Sulfur Imports from ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates. Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.

431

Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 500 ppm Sulfur Imports from ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates. Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.

432

Stocks of Distillate Fuel Oil 15 ppm Sulfur and Under  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Finished motor gasoline ...

433

Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 500 ppm Sulfur Imports from ...  

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-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: *Countries listed under ...

434

Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 500 ppm Sulfur  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Working Storage Capacity at Operable Refineries ... Working storage capacity is the difference in volume between the maximum safe fill capacity and ta ...

435

Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater than 500 ppm Sulfur Exports  

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-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Crude oil exports are ...

436

Distillate Fuel Oil, 15 ppm and under Sulfur Exports  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Crude oil exports are ...

437

Stocks of Distillate Fuel Oil 15 ppm Sulfur and Under  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Stocks include those ...

438

MPIF Parts Recognition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

...ultimate tensile strength of 296 MPa (43 ksi). Brass forging, stainless casting, and zinc die casting were also considered, but could not approach the economies of powder metallurgy. The part also provides high hardness, wear resistance, and net shape. The new mortise lock design can change function...

439

Your World Magazine - Microbes: Parts and Potential  

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Microorganisms are tiny, but together, they make up more than 60 percent of the earth's living matter. Often people think only of bacteria when they talk about microbes, but viruses, fungi, protozoa, and microalgae are also microbes. Scientists estimate that there are 2 to 3 billion species of microorganisms. By learning what genes microbes contain and how they are arranged, what they do, and how they are expressed, researchers get a better grasp on how microbes have evolved, new possibilities for diagnosing and treating diseases, and ideas for ways to clean up the environment and produce energy. You can be a part of this exciting work in many ways. Figuring out the genes in microbes, or microbial genomics, is a field that gets a lot of help from computer science and mathematics. You could go into bioinformatics, which uses computers to collect and sort information about living matter. Or you could try computational modeling and help develop simple models of what an organism would look like and how it would function. Researchers want to understand microbes genetics well enough to build useful ones. As we move toward that possibility, we need to think about how that ability can be used wisely or poorly. Enjoy learning about microbial genomics in this issue of Your World, and think about what part you'd like to take in exploring this vital field. Some current uses of microbes are: (1) Saccharomyces cerevisiae (baker's yeast) - produces the CO{sub 2} that makes bread rise and is also used to make beer; (2) Streptomyces - soil bacteria that make streptomycin, an antibiotic, used to treat infections; (3) Pseudomonas putida - one of many microbes used to clean wastes from sewage at water treatment plants; (4) Escherichia coli - one of many kinds of microbes that live in your gut and help digest your food; and (5) Bacillus thuringiensis - a common soil bacterium that acts as a natural pest-killer in gardens and on crops.

Biotechnology Institute

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

The Problem of Big Bang Matter vs. AntiMatter Symmetry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-The favored Big Bang concept is that the original symmetry was skewed, the universe now being all matter, all antimatter having annihilated. -The mechanism of matter/antimatter annihilation is analyzed. A total annihilation of original antimatter could not have occurred; the skewing is unnecessary; and the universe must contain equally both forms of matter. -Current detection of cosmic matter/antimatter annihilations is Gamma Ray Bursts [GRB's]. However, the conviction that the universe is now all matter with no antimatter has left that possibility rejected and uninvestigated and left standing the massive supernovae core collapse hypothesis for GRB's. -It has recently been reported that the rate of GRB's increases with red shift z for z = 0 to 4 as (1 + z)^1.5. The indication is that the rate increases significantly with time into the past at least back to z = 4 [and probably back to the Big Bang]. -That finding is inconsistent with the massive supernovae core collapse hypothesis for GRB's and supports GRB's being cosmic matter/antimatter annihilations.

Roger Ellman

2000-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Clause Matrix Part 1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

23 23 K Clause Matrix for Department Of Energy Management and Operating Contracts Part I - FAR Clauses (Thru FAC 05-08 and DEAR Final Rule dated November 25, 2005) (1/10/2006) KEY: R = Required A = Required when applicable O = Optional M&O = Management and Operating contract UCF = Uniform Contract Format General instruction: Set forth below are clauses prescribed in FAR Part 52 (identified in the FAR Matrix for use in CR R&D, CR SVC, or CR CON contracts) which are to be used in DOE M&O contracts. This listing does not include solicitation provisions. FAR Clause Number Title Secondary DEAR Clause Citation M&O For Profit M&O Non- Profit UCF Prescribed In FAR Prescription/Notes 52.202-1 Definitions

442

A Review, Part II  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper is the second of a two-part review of methods for automated fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) and prognostics whose intent is to increase awareness of the HVAC&R research and development community to the body of FDD and prognostics developments in other fields as well as advancements in the field of HVAC&R. The first part of the review focused on generic FDD and prognostics, provided a framework for categorizing methods, described them, and identified their primary strengths and weaknesses (Katipamula and Brambley 2005). In this paper we address research and applications specific to the fields of HVAC&R, provide a brief discussion on the current state of diagnostics in buildings, and discuss the future of automated diagnostics in buildings.

Prognostics For Building Systems; Srinivas Katipamula; Phd Michael; R. Brambley

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Sonoluminescence test for equation of state in warm dense matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

IN WARM DENSE MATTER Siu-Fai Ng 1, 2 , J. J. Barnard 3 , P.IN WARM DENSE MATTER Siu-Fai Ng 1, 2 , J. J. Barnard 3 , P.

Ng, Siu-Fai

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

VEA-0009 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company,...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. VEA-0009 - In the Matter of American Electric Power Company, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Appeal filed by...

445

PICO-LON project to search for cosmic dark matter  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The dark matter search project PICO-LON has been started. Thin and wide area NaI(Tl) scintillator is the promising detector system to study the properties of dark matter particle.

Fushimi, K.; Harada, K.; Kameda, Y.; Nakayama, S. [Department of Physics, University of Tokushima, 1-1 Minami Josanjimacho Tokushima city, 770-8502 Tokushima (Japan); Ejiri, H.; Shima, T. [Research Center for Nuclear Physics, Osaka University, 10-1 Mihogaoka Ibaraki city, 567-0047 Osaka (Japan); Hazama, R. [Department of Engineering, Hiroshima University, 1-4-1 Higashi Kagamiyama Higashi Hiroshima city, 739-8527 Hiroshima (Japan); Imagawa, K.; Matsumoto, E. [Horiba Ltd., 2 Minami-ku Kisshoin Miyanohigashimachi Kyoto city, 601-8510 Kyoto (Japan)

2010-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

446

TEE-0077 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting | Department...  

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7 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting TEE-0077 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting The Decision and Order considers and Application for Exception filed by GE...

447

Matter wave optical techniques for probing many-body targets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis reports on our investigation of the uses of matter waves to probe many-body targets. We begin by discussing decoherence in an atom interferometer, in which a free gas acts as a refractive medium for a matter ...

Sanders, Scott Nicholas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Bulk viscosity in nuclear and quark matter: A short review  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The history and recent progresses in the study of bulk viscosity in nuclear and quark matter are reviewed. The constraints from baryon number conservation and electric neutrality in quark matter on particle densities and fluid velocity divergences are discussed.

Hui Dong; Nan Su; Qun Wang

2007-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

449

Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter  

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Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter Print Schemes that use one light pulse to manipulate interactions of another with matter are well developed in the...

450

Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter  

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Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter Using Light to Control How X Rays Interact with Matter Print Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00 Schemes that use one light...

451

Los Alamos Lab: MPA: Material Matters  

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Matter Matter October 2013 In this issue: Millie Firestone: Merging soft and hard nanomaterials to create energy solutions From Toni's Desk NNSA minority education project brings students to Los Alamos for fuel cell studies Los Alamos fuel cell research lands on ScienceWatch top 10 list Gaining creative control over semiconductor nanowires Strongly enhanced flux pinning in one-step deposition of BaFe2(As0.66P0.33)2 superconductor films with uniformly dispersed BaZrO3 nanoparticles Ultrafast optical spectroscopy sheds light on electronic structure of antiferromagnetic USB2 MPA students gain valuable experience; earn recognition for distinguished performance Heads Up! Service anniversaries LA-UR-13-28281 August 2013 In this issue: Supporting scientific diversity: MPA office administrators describe the juggling act behind the science

452

The Package Matters | Advanced Photon Source  

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Disarming Deadly South American Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses Disarming Deadly South American Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses Pull-Chain "Polymer" Solves Puzzle of Complex Molecular Packing Discovering New Talents for Diamond Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed The Package Matters MARCH 23, 2010 Bookmark and Share Packing ammonia borane into mesoporous silica leads to a remarkable enhancement of the hydrogen storage properties. This image shows the molecular configuration of the packed ammonia borane (while spheres are hydrogen). When it comes to squeezing hydrogen out of ammonia borane the packaging matters, according to scientists from three U.S. Department of Energy national labs. Ammonia borane releases hydrogen with heating by a

453

Symmetry energy coefficients for asymmetric nuclear matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Symmetry energy coefficients of asymmetric nuclear matter are investigated as the inverse of nuclear matter polarizabilities with two different approaches. Firstly a general calculation shows they may depend on the neutron-proton asymmetry itself. The choice of particular prescriptions for the density fluctuations lead to certain isospin (n-p asymmetry) dependences of the polarizabilities. Secondly, with Skyrme type interactions, the static limit of the dynamical polarizability is investigated corresponding to the inverse symmetry energy coefficient which assumes different values at different asymmetries (and densities and temperatures). The symmetry energy coefficient (in the isovector channel) is found to increase as n-p asymmetries increase. The spin symmetry energy coefficient is also briefly investigated.

Fbio L. Braghin

2003-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

454

Affine Toda Systems Coupled to Matter Fields  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate higher grading integrable generalizations of the affine Toda systems. The extra fields, associated to non zero grade generators, obey field equations of the Dirac type and are regarded as matter fields. The models possess soliton configurations, which can be interpreted as particles of the theory, on the same footing as those associated to fundamental fields. A special subclass of these models is remarkable. They possess a $U(1)$ Noether current which, after a special gauge fixing of the conformal symmetry, is proportional to a topological current. This leads to the confinement of the matter field inside the solitons, which can be regarded as a one dimensional bag model for QCD. These models are also relevent to the study of electron self--localization in (quasi)-one-dimensional electron--phonon systems.

L. A. Ferreira; J-L. Gervais; J. Sanchez Guillen; M. V. Saveliev

1995-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

455

The physics and identity of dark matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper follows "The physics and identity of Dark Energy", which is the acceleration energy of old photons. The present paper considers everything else in the decay of our universe; it is an ensemble called "old protons, etc."; the ensemble will be listed. The accelerated expansion of our universe brings the decay debris into the inter-universal medium (IUM) of the multiverse, where it is conserved during long times. Debris clouds eventually accrete from the IUM and grow into proto-universes. The protons, etc. are involved as much as are the photons; they are the receivers of the kinetic energy of photon acceleration. Dark matter is therefore the matter of "old protons,etc." mentioned before.

Tom Gehrels

2010-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

456

Fundamental understanding of matter: an engineering viewpoint  

SciTech Connect

Fundamental understanding of matter is a continuous process that should produce physical data for use by engineers and scientists in their work. Lack of fundamental property data in any engineering endeavor cannot be mitigated by theoretical work that is not confirmed by physical experiments. An engineering viewpoint will be presented to justify the need for understanding of matter. Examples will be given in the energy engineering field to outline the importance of further understanding of material and fluid properties and behavior. Cases will be cited to show the effects of various data bases in energy, mass, and momentum transfer. The status of fundamental data sources will be discussed in terms of data centers, new areas of engineering, and the progress in measurement techniques. Conclusions and recommendations will be outlined to improve the current situation faced by engineers in carrying out their work. 4 figures.

Cullingford, H.S.; Cort, G.E.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

NICKEL SPECIATION OF URBAN PARTICULATE MATTER  

SciTech Connect

A four-step sequential Ni extraction method, summarized in Table AB-1, was evaluated for identifying and quantifying the Ni species occurring in urban total suspended particulate (TSP) matter and fine particulate matter (<10 {micro}m [PM{sub 10}] and <2.5 {micro}m [PM{sub 2.5}] in aerodynamic diameter). The extraction method was originally developed for quantifying soluble, sulfidic, elemental, and oxidic forms of Ni that may occur in industrial atmospheres. X-ray diffraction (XRD) and x-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) spectroscopy were used to evaluate the Ni species selectivity of the extraction method. Uncertainties in the chemical speciation of Ni in urban PM{sub 10} and PM{sub 2.5} greatly affect inhalation health risk estimates, primarily because of the large variability in acute, chronic, and cancer-causing effects for different Ni compounds.

Kevin C. Galbreath; Charlene R. Crocker; Carolyn M. Nyberg; Frank E. Huggins; Gerald P. Huffman

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Supersymmetry, Dark Matter and the LHC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The conceptually simplest scenario for dark matter (DM) is that it is a stable thermal relic from standard Big Bang cosmology, in many SUSY models the lightest neutralino. The relic density determination selects special regions in SUSY model parameter space with concomitant implications for collider physics, dark matter searches and low energy measurements. By studying various one-parameter extensions of the much-studied mSUGRA model (where we relax the untested universality assumptions) constructed to be in accord with the measured relic density, we show that these implications are in general model-dependent, so that LHC and DM measurements will provide clues to how sparticles acquire their masses. We point out some relatively robust implications for LHC and DM searches and conclude with an outlook for the future.

Tata, Xerxes [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96825 (United States) and Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705 (United States)

2010-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

459

DMTPC: Dark matter detection with directional sensitivity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Dark Matter Time Projection Chamber (DMTPC) experiment uses CF_4 gas at low pressure (0.1 atm) to search for the directional signature of Galactic WIMP dark matter. We describe the DMTPC apparatus and summarize recent results from a 35.7 g-day exposure surface run at MIT. After nuclear recoil cuts are applied to the data, we find 105 candidate events in the energy range 80 - 200 keV, which is consistent with the expected cosmogenic neutron background. Using this data, we obtain a limit on the spin-dependent WIMP-proton cross-section of 2.0 \\times 10^{-33} cm^2 at a WIMP mass of 115 GeV/c^2. This detector is currently deployed underground at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.

Battat, J B R; Caldwell, T; Deaconu, C; Dujmic, D; Fedus, W; Fisher, P; Golub, F; Henderson, S; Inglis, A; Kaboth, A; Kohse, G; Lanza, R; Lee, A; Lopez, J; Monroe, J; Sahin, T; Sciolla, G; Skvorodnev, N; Tomita, H; Wellenstein, H; Wolfe, I; Yamamoto, R; Yegoryan, H

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Anatomy of symmetry energy of dilute nuclear matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The symmetry energy coefficients of dilute clusterized nuclear matter are evaluated in the $S$-matrix framework. Employing a few different definitions commonly used in the literature for uniform nuclear matter, it is seen that the different definitions lead to perceptibly different results for the symmetry coefficients for dilute nuclear matter. They are found to be higher compared to those obtained for uniform matter in the low density domain. The calculated results are in reasonable consonance with those extracted recently from experimental data.

J. N. De; S. K. Samaddar; B. K. Agrawal

2010-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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461

MoNDian Dark Matter, Entropic Gravity, and Infinite Statistics  

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We propose the concept of MoNDian dark matter which behaves like cold dark matter at cluster and cosmic scales but emulates modified Newtonian dynamics at the galactic scale. The connection between global physics and local galactic dynamics is implemented via entropic gravity. We also give an alternative formulation of MoNDian dark matter by using an effective gravitational Born-Infeld theory. In the latter approach, we show that the quanta of MoNDian dark matter obey infinite statistics.

Y. Jack Ng

2012-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

462

The Higgs boson: What it is and why it matters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Higgs boson: What it is and why it matters. Purpose: The observation by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear ...

2013-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

463

Cold quark matter, quadratic corrections, and gauge/string duality  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We make an estimate of the quadratic correction in the pressure of cold quark matter using gauge/string duality.

Andreev, Oleg [Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics, LMU-Muenchen, Theresienstrasse 37, 80333 Muenchen (Germany)

2010-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

464

The XENON100 Dark Matter Experiment  

SciTech Connect

The XENON100 experiment is searching for WIMPs, which are particles that may consist dark matter. It is located in the underground laboratory of Gran Sasso (LNGS) in Italy at a depth of {approx}3600 m.w.e.. The experiment description, its performance and the expected background based on Monte Carlo simulations and material screening along with the projected sensitivities of the experiment are presented. In addition, a brief description of the upgrade XENON100 detector is given.

Tziaferi, E. [Physics Institute, University of Zuerich, Winterthurerstr. 190, Zuerich (Switzerland)

2010-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

465

On the Relativistic Formulation of Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A critical analysis of the relativistic formulation of matter reveals some surprising inconsistencies and paradoxes. Corrections are discovered which lead to the long-sought-after equality of the gravitational and inertial masses, which are otherwise different in general relativity. Realizing the potentially great impact of the discovered corrections, an overview of the situation is provided resulting from the newly discovered crisis, amid the evidences defending the theory.

Vishwakarma, Ram Gopal

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Relativistic shock waves in viscous gluon matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We solve the relativistic Riemann problem in viscous gluon matter employing a microscopic parton cascade. We demonstrate the transition from ideal to viscous shock waves by varying the shear viscosity to entropy density ratio $\\eta/s$ from zero to infinity. We show that an $\\eta/s$ ratio larger than 0.2 prevents the development of well-defined shock waves on timescales typical for ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions. Comparisons with viscous hydrodynamic calculations confirm our findings.

I. Bouras; E. Molnar; H. Niemi; Z. Xu; A. El; O. Fochler; C. Greiner; D. H. Rischke

2009-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

467

Magnetized baryonic matter in holographic QCD  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate the properties of the Sakai-Sugimoto model at finite magnetic field and baryon chemical potentials. We show that in a finite magnetic field, there exists a spatially homogeneous configuration carrying finite baryon number density. At low magnetic field and baryon chemical potential the equation of state of the matter coincides with that obtained from the chiral perturbation theory Lagrangian with an anomalous term. We discuss the behavior of the system at larger magnetic fields.

Ethan G. Thompson; Dam T. Son

2008-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

468

Have Atmospheric Cerenkov Telescopes Observed Dark Matter?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Two ground-based experiments have recently independently detected TeV $\\gamma$-rays from the direction of the Galactic center. The observations made by the VERITAS and CANGAROO collaborations are unexpected, although not impossible to interpret in terms of astrophysical sources. Here we examine in detail whether the observed $\\gamma$-rays may arise from the more exotic alternative of annihilations of dark matter particles clustered in the center of the Galaxy.

Dan Hooper; Ignacio de la Calle Perez; Joseph Silk; Francesc Ferrer; Subir Sarkar

2004-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Death of Stellar Baryonic Dark Matter Candidates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The nature of the dark matter in the Universe is one of the outstanding questions in astrophysics. In this talk, I address possible stellar baryonic contributions to the 50-90% of our Galaxy that is made of unknown dark matter. First I show that faint stars and brown dwarfs constitute only a few percent of the mass of the Galaxy. Next, I show that stellar remnants, including white dwarfs and neutron stars, are also insufficient in abundance to explain all the dark matter of the Galaxy. High energy gamma-rays observed in HEGRA data place the most robust constraints, $\\Omega_{WD} < 3 \\times 10^{-3} h^{-1}$, where $h$ is the Hubble constant in units of 100 km s$^{-1}$ Mpc$^{-1}$. Overproduction of chemical abundances (carbon, nitrogen, and helium) provide the most stringent constraints, $\\Omega_{WD} < 2 \\times 10^{-4} h^{-1}$. Comparison with recent updates of microlensing data are also made. According to the gamma-ray limit, all Massive Compact Halo Objects seen by the experiments (Machos) can be white dwarfs if one takes the extreme numbers; however, from chemical overproduction limits, NOT all Machos can be white dwarfs. Comments on recent observations of the infrared background and of white dwarfs are also made. In conclusion, a nonbaryonic component in the Halo seems to be required.

Katherine Freese; Brian Fields; David Graff

2000-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Memory of Quark Matter Card Game  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Scientists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC, BNL) recently discovered, that the hottest known form of matter is not a gas, but acts like a fluid. Furthermore, this fluid of quarks expands and flows much more perfectly than water or any other well known fluid. This aspect of the RHIC discovery can be introduced even to primary levels of physics education, noting that the usual solid to liquid to gas sequence of phase transitions now are known to be followed by a transition to a nearly perfect fluid, a liquid of quarks, at the largest temperatures made by humans. The educational games described herein were invented by middle school students, members of a Science Club in Hungary. The games were invented for their entertainment, the educational applications in teaching high energy particle and nuclear physics to laypersons are quite unexpected but most welcomed. This manuscript describes games with a deck of cards called Quark Matter cards, where each card represents an elementary particle. The games include an important contribution by Angela Melocoton, an administrator of the Guests, Users and Visitors (GUV) Center at BNL. It describes in simple terms, how to play the Memory of Quark Matter style card games.

J. Csrg?; Cs. Trk; T. Csrg?

2013-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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High Energy Positrons From Annihilating Dark Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent preliminary results from the PAMELA experiment indicate the presence of an excess of cosmic ray positrons above 10 GeV. In this letter, we consider possibility that this signal is the result of dark matter annihilations taking place in the halo of the Milky Way. Rather than focusing on a specific particle physics model, we take a phenomenological approach and consider a variety of masses and two-body annihilation modes, including W+W-, ZZ, b bbar, tau+ tau-, mu+ mu-, and e+e. We also consider a range of diffusion parameters consistent with current cosmic ray data. We find that a significant upturn in the positron fraction above 10 GeV is compatible with a wide range of dark matter annihilation modes, although very large annihilation cross sections and/or boost factors arising from inhomogeneities in the local dark matter distribution are required to produce the observed intensity of the signal. We comment on constraints from gamma rays, synchrotron emission, and cosmic ray antiproton measurements.

Ilias Cholis; Lisa Goodenough; Dan Hooper; Melanie Simet; Neal Weiner

2008-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Screening of nuclear pairing in nuclear and neutron matter  

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The screening potential in the $^1S_0$ and $^3S_1$ pairing channels in neutron and nuclear matter in different approximations is discussed. It is found that the vertex corrections to the potential are much stronger in nuclear matter than in neutron matter.

Caiwan Shen; Umberto Lombardo; Peter Schuck

2005-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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_Part II - Contract Clauses  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

M515 dated 9/9/13 M515 dated 9/9/13 Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 Modification No. M202 Part II - Contract Clauses Section I TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. FAR 52.202-1 DEFINITIONS (JAN 2012) (REPLACED M473) ............................................................... 8 2. FAR 52.203-3 GRATUITIES (APR 1984)..................................................................................................... 8 3. FAR 52.203-5 COVENANT AGAINST CONTINGENT FEES (APR 1984) ............................................. 9 4. FAR 52.203-6 RESTRICTIONS ON SUBCONTRACTOR SALES TO THE GOVERNMENT (SEP 2006) (REPLACED M264) ............................................................................................................................ 10 5. FAR 52.203-7 ANTI-KICKBACK PROCEDURES (OCT 2010) (REPLACED M443) ......................... 10

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The Universe Adventure - The Search for Dark Matter  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Search for Dark Matter Search for Dark Matter Large Hadron Collider Particle accelerators, such as the newly constructed LHC (Large Hadron Collider) at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, use powerful magnets to accelerate particles to velocities near that of light and collide them into target beams. Physicists analyze the spray of particles created by the collisions which may contain clues about the properties of elusive dark matter particles. Today the search for dark matter is carried out in labs, observatories, and particle accelerators around the world. Scientists hope that the next generation of experiments will finally uncover the identity of dark matter. Alternatives to Dark Matter Some cosmologists are looking for alternative theories that explain these phenomena without relying on unobservable dark matter. Most of these

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Experiment Profile: DAMIC NAME: Dark Matter In CCDs, or DAMIC  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

DAMIC DAMIC NAME: Dark Matter In CCDs, or DAMIC ThE ORIGIN OF ThE NAME: DAMIC searches for dark matter using Charge Coupled Devices. These digital chips register light that gets converted into a digital value a computer can store. WHAT WILL THIS TELL? Everything you see, visible matter, makes up 4 percent of the universe. Dark matter and dark energy make up the rest of the universe. Physicists understand that dark matter acts as an invisible source of gravity, but little more. DAMIC seeks to pinpoint what particles make up dark matter, which will help explain how the universe came to exist. Without the added gravitational attraction of dark matter, stars and galaxies would have never formed. The expansion of the universe after the Big Bang would have dispersed visible

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Dark matter, dark energy and gravitational proprieties of antimatter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We suggest that the eventual gravitational repulsion between matter and antimatter may be a key for understanding of the nature of dark matter and dark energy. If there is gravitational repulsion, virtual particle-antiparticle pairs in the vacuum, may be considered as gravitational dipoles. We use a simple toy model to reveal a first indication that the gravitational polarization of such a vacuum, caused by baryonic matter in a Galaxy, may produce the same effect as supposed existence of dark matter. In addition, we argue that cancellation of gravitational charges in virtual particle-antiparticle pairs, may be a basis for a solution of the cosmological constant problem and identification of dark energy with vacuum energy. Hence, it may be that dark matter and dark energy are not new, unknown forms of matter-energy but an effect of complex interaction between quantum vacuum and known baryonic matter.

Dragan Slavkov Hajdukovic

2008-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Part B - Requirements & Funding Information PART B - Requirements...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

authorities) B.3. Part B Identifier If this is a new IA, then leave this blank. After STRIPES creates the IA identifier number, the number will appear in Part A Section A.3....

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Part B - Requirements & Funding Information PART B - Requirements...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

authorities B.3. Part B Identifier If this is a new IA, then leave this blank. After STRIPES creates the IA identifier number, the number will appear in Part A Section A.3....

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Mapping and Embedding of Two Metrics Associated with Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and Ordinary Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we build a mapping between two different metrics and embed them in a flat manifold. One of the metrics represents the ordinary matter, and the other describes the dark matter, the dark energy, and the particle-antiparticle asymmetry. The latter was obtained in a recent paper. For the mapping and embedding, we use two new formalisms developed and presented in two previous papers, Mapping Among Manifolds and, Conformal Form of Pseudo-Riemannian Metrics by Normal Coordinate Transformations, which was a generalization of the Cartan's approach of Riemannian normal coordinates.

de Siqueira, A C V V

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping and Embedding of Two Metrics Associated with Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and Ordinary Matter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we build a mapping between two different metrics and embed them in a flat manifold. One of the metrics represents the ordinary matter, and the other describes the dark matter, the dark energy, and the particle-antiparticle asymmetry. The latter was obtained in a recent paper. For the mapping and embedding, we use two new formalisms developed and presented in two previous papers, Mapping Among Manifolds and, Conformal Form of Pseudo-Riemannian Metrics by Normal Coordinate Transformations, which was a generalization of the Cartan's approach of Riemannian normal coordinates.

A. C. V. V. de Siqueira

2010-10-29T23:59:59.000Z